An Historical Introduction to American Education by Gerald L. Gutek

By Gerald L. Gutek

Gutek’s vintage quantity at the historical past of yank schooling has been completely revised and up-to-date to supply a twenty-first-century standpoint at the improvement of yank academic associations. Like prior variants, the well-researched 3rd version employs a topical method of research the evolution of key associations just like the universal institution and the highschool, in addition to major events like revolutionary schooling, racial desegregation, and multiculturalism. basic resource readings improve and toughen bankruptcy content material and have new writings from Benjamin Rush, Horace Mann, Maria Montessori, W. E. B. Du Bois, John Dewey, and Jane Addams. The 3rd Edition’s topical association lends itself to a number of makes use of within the lecture room. each one bankruptcy presents the ancient origin for the research of a modern subject in schooling, together with the association and constitution of colleges, the philosophy of schooling, early adolescence schooling, curriculum and guideline, multicultural and bilingual schooling, and academic policy.

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