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History of Education in America,9780130618948

History of Education in America

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Edition:
8th
ISBN13:

9780130618948

ISBN10:
0130618942
Media:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2003
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall
List Price: $61.33

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Summary

This popular book provides future teachers a solid foundation in the history of American education, from its roots in European tradition, through the colonial period, to the challenges of the twenty-first century. Redesigned to highlight historical information throughout the book. Here are all of the important people, places, dates, events, and movements; along with a capsule presentation of the underlying principles of educational practice and straightforward, nonjudgmental coverage of all of the current controversies within our educational system. For future teachers.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Applying History to Education Today
1(28)
Society and Education: Schools and the Communities They Serve
8(3)
Accelerating Rate of Change
11(5)
History and Purposes of Educational History
16(4)
Intellectual Background
20(3)
Then to Now
23(3)
Gaining Perspective Through Critical Analysis
26(1)
History in Action in Today's Classrooms
27(1)
Increased Understanding Through Online Research
27(1)
Bibliography
27(2)
Shaping the Schools: Philosophical and Psychological Foundations
29(50)
Introduction to Educational Philosophy
30(2)
Schools of Educational Philosophy
32(27)
Psychology and Education
59(11)
Child Study and Measurement
70(3)
Then to Now
73(3)
Gaining Perspective Through Critical Analysis
76(1)
History in Action in Today's Classrooms
76(1)
Increased Understanding Through Online Research
76(1)
Bibliography
76(3)
American Education: Our European Heritage and the Colonial Influence
79(24)
Colonial Melting Pot
82(1)
Religious Sectarianism
83(1)
Social Class in the Colonial Environment
84(1)
The Southern Colonies
85(4)
The Middle Colonies
89(3)
The New England Colonies
92(5)
Then to Now
97(4)
Gaining Perspective Through Critical Analysis
101(1)
History in Action in Today's Classrooms
101(1)
Increased Understanding Through Online Research
102(1)
Bibliography
102(1)
American Education: The American Revolution
103(24)
Democratic Ideals
104(1)
Changes in Colonial Culture
105(1)
The Shift in the Colonial Mind
106(2)
Colonial Liberalism
108(1)
Educational Changes in the Later Colonial Period
109(1)
The War and After
110(1)
Efforts of Educational Founders
111(1)
Revolutionary Period Educational Leadership
112(2)
Early Government Proposals
114(1)
Other Educational Movements
115(1)
School Ideas and the Curriculum
116(1)
Then to Now
117(6)
Gaining Perspective Through Critical Analysis
123(1)
History in Action in Today's Classrooms
124(1)
Increased Understanding Through Online Research
124(1)
Bibliography
124(3)
American Education: 1812--1865
127(28)
Social, Political, and Economic Trends
128(5)
The Age of the Common School Revival
133(2)
Birth of the American High School
135(1)
Higher Education Before the Civil War
136(3)
American Educational Leadership
139(3)
European Influences
142(6)
Then to Now
148(4)
Gaining Perspective Through Critical Analysis
152(1)
History in Action in Today's Classrooms
153(1)
Increased Understanding Through Online Research
153(1)
Bibliography
153(2)
American Education: 1865--1918
155(30)
Inhibited Development of Education in the South
158(3)
National Affairs and Progress
161(2)
The Public School Ideal
163(1)
The American Public High School
163(4)
Vocational and Industrial Education
167(2)
Parochial and Private Education
169(1)
Higher Education
170(2)
Schools and Colleges for Minority Groups
172(1)
Teacher Education
173(3)
Development of Educational Philosophy
176(3)
Then to Now
179(4)
Gaining Perspective Through Critical Analysis
183(1)
History in Action in Today's Classrooms
183(1)
Increased Understanding Through Online Research
184(1)
Bibliography
184(1)
American Education: 1918 to the Present
185(44)
Major Educational Changes
187(3)
Evolution of the Modern Institutional Structure
190(12)
School Finance and Control
202(2)
Federal Participation in Education
204(5)
Experiments and Innovations in the Twentieth Century
209(3)
Progressive Educators and Their Critics
212(2)
Academic Freedom and the Educational Profession
214(1)
Teacher Education
215(5)
A New Century--The Twenty-First
220(2)
Then to Now
222(3)
Gaining Perspective Through Critical Analysis
225(1)
History in Action in Today's Classrooms
225(1)
Increased Understanding Through Online Research
226(1)
Bibliography
226(3)
Issues in Modern American Education
229(60)
Litigation: The Courts and Problems of Education
232(17)
More Recent Educational Critics
249(10)
Assessment and Accountability
259(21)
Taking Sides Today and Tomorrow
280(4)
Gaining Perspective Through Critical Analysis
284(1)
History in Action in Today's Classroom
284(1)
Increased Understanding Through Online Research
284(1)
Bibliography
285(4)
Educational Reform: 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, and the Search for Excellence
289(48)
The Great American Educational Reform Movement
290(26)
Achieving Excellence in Teacher Education
316(10)
Reform in Educational Administration
326(4)
The Search for Excellence Continues
330(1)
Gaining Perspective Through Critical Analysis
331(1)
History in Action in Today's Classrooms
331(1)
Increased Understanding Through Online Research
332(1)
Bibliography
332(5)
Education in the Future: From Now to Then
337(39)
Trends in Education in the Twenty-First Century
345(2)
The Futures Movement
347(3)
Methods of Futures Research
350(2)
Schools of Futuristic Thought
352(4)
Implications for Educational Theory
356(3)
Characteristics of Futuristic Education
359(5)
Futures Curriculum
364(3)
Future Trends
367(5)
Gaining Perspective Through Critical Analysis
372(1)
History in Action in Today's Classrooms
372(1)
Increased Understanding Through Online Research
373(1)
Bibliography
373(3)
General Annotated Bibliography 376(5)
Glossary 381(6)
Index 387


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