Philosophy of Education: Introductory Readings, 4e
William Hare, John P. Portelli
Brush Education, Nov 4, 2013 - Education - 472 pages
Revised and updated with 25 new essays, the fourth edition of this bestselling collection brings together more than 30 leaders in the field of educational theory. An engaging exploration of the ideas and trends shaping education in today's classrooms, Philosophy of Education includes topics on high-stakes testing, consumerism in education, and social justice issues in the classroom.
How can we teach students moral values while avoiding indoctrination? How should a teacher deal with controversial issues in the classroom? What role should standards play in education, and who develops those standards? And why is the link between theory and practice in the classroom important in the first place?
Philosophy of Education provides students, teachers, and administrators with a lively and accessible introduction to the central debates and issues in education today.
Philosophy Theory and Practice
Classroom Discussions and Controversial Issues
Democratic Education and Social Justice
Standards Efficiency and Measurement
Rights Freedoms and Conflicts in Education
Conceptions of Education and Teaching
About the Editors