The first systematic exploration of Deweyan pedagogy in an actual classroom since studies of Deweyas own Laboratory School at the turn of the century! In Part I, using accessible language, Stephen Fishman discusses Deweyas educational theory in the context of Deweyas ideology and process philosophy. In Part II, Fishman joins composition specialist Lucille McCarthy to examine his own Introduction to Philosophy class. In doing so, the authors model a collaborative form of practitioner inquiry and bring to life such complex Deweyan concepts as student-curriculum integration, interest and effort, and continuity and interaction.I also responded to each student draft with a letter explaining how I would develop it and make it more philosophical if it were mine. ... Colin Pharr usually took the seat next to Kent, the firefighter. He was a likeable, tall, midfielder on the soccer team, recruited from Dallas, Texas. In early conversations with Lucille, he described how much he enjoyed my Intro class, how he was having his first chance toanbsp;...
|Title||:||John Dewey and the Challenge of Classroom Practice|
|Author||:||Stephen M. Fishman, Lucille Parkinson McCarthy|
|Publisher||:||Teachers College Press - 1998|