Download e-book for iPad: Authentic Educating: Solutions for a World at Risk by Robert Leahy

By Robert Leahy

ISBN-10: 0761845925

ISBN-13: 9780761845928

In actual instructing, Leahy describes instructing equipment that may be utilized in each self-discipline and techniques that paintings in study rooms from hassle-free to graduate institution. genuine teaching integrates a number of philosophic views to yield idea and perform that encourages excessive degrees of training and studying in simple via graduate college. actual instructing is helping scholars to appreciate techniques from arithmetic to chemistry to song and language arts in ways in which have interaction them cognitively and emotionally. actual educative occasions are project-oriented and contain own and educational items. initiatives entail scholars doing and making issues guided by way of robust studying instruments. own items comprise: response papers, own journals, proposal maps, appearing performs, and developing Vee diagrams. educational items contain: essays, time period papers, box journals, tests, idea maps to summarize novels and articles, panel shows and discussions, and Vees. the purpose of this publication is to create real relationships that resonate in the ideas of democracy upon which this nation used to be founded.Readers can achieve a deeper realizing of the instructing tools defined during this e-book via viewing the video samples featured at the real teaching web site,

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19. Schools should emphasize discipline, hard work, and respect for authority not reform society. 20. Human learning can be controlled: anyone can be taught to be a scientist or a thief; therefore personal choice is a myth. 21. Education should enhance personal growth through problem solving in the present not emphasize preparation for a distant future. 22. Since we are born with an unformed personality, personal growth should be the focus of education. 23. The universal constant in human nature is the ability to reason, therefore the sole focus of education should be to develop reasoning ability.

8). This heuristic tool constructs the network of meaning among concepts in a hierarchical structure, from most general concept at the top to the most specific concept at the bottom. The concept map summarizes ideas from chapter three of Experience and Education (1938) that describe an American philosophic perspective called progressive education. Dewey’s theory entails the principles of continuity, habit, and interaction. The principle of continuity suggests that previous experiences affect later experiences.

The fully integrated personality balances the ability to solve problems that is a product of developing the ability to think critically, with commitment to democratic principles, such as fairness and equality, as the individual finds a place in the larger society. Dewey believed that as the individual develops habits of thinking to understand past experience and grows toward implementing habits that emphasize the importance of democratic ideals, one grows toward a fully integrated personality. Self-educating is central to developing a fully integrated personality capable of authentic relationships with others.

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