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Conant controversy in teacher education

Robert Monroe Weiss

Conant controversy in teacher education

by Robert Monroe Weiss

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conant, James Bryant, 1893-1978,
  • Teachers -- Training of

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[by] Robert M. Weiss.
    SeriesA Random House study in education, SED 13
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB1715 .W37
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 271 p.
    Number of Pages271
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5608873M
    LC Control Number68016366

      Promoting constructive dialogue about controversy is a matter of educational will. It involves risks for teachers. To give them adequate support, school leaders, communities and policy makers must get behind multicultural democratic education as a central purpose of schooling. Learning to do it well takes time. Now is the time to start. •••. the book offers general support for the authorsÕ claim that Òwe simply do not trust our teachers to engage students on controversial issues in a knowledgeable and sensitive manner.Ó The second part of the book attempts to define what that trust could mean if we took it more seriously. What consti - tutes a controversy worth teaching, and.

    In the face of an active controversy, Brooklyn College has literally stacked its teacher education program against the proposals of James B. Conant and found that they virtually match.   In a recent health class at Conant High School, sophomore Julia Neri of Schaumburg deftly gave an overview of the body's digestive system. Using a PowerPoint presentation, she pointed to diagrams.

    Welcome to the Journal of Educational Controversy — an interdisciplinary electronic journal of ideas. The purpose of this peer reviewed journal is to provide a national and international forum for examining the dilemmas and controversies that arise in the education of citizens in a pluralistic, democratic society.   Teacher education has become the object of criticism from several sectors. The U.S. Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan (), has made public statements on what he says is the mediocrity of teacher education. Like many of the attacks on education in general, these criticisms seem ill informed and even disingenuous. They are also subjective and,.


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Learn about this topic in these articles: views on teacher education. In teacher education: General education. In his influential Education of American Teachers (), James B.

Conant recommended that half the course requirements of the four-year program of preparation for elementary teachers should be given over to general courses, a further quarter to an “area of. Educating Teachers The Education of American Teachers, by James B. Conant. to arouse the controversy Conant expected is that both supporters and critics of the status quo are still trying to.

American secondary education--the Conant influence: a look at Conant's recommendations for senior and junior high schools by A. Harry Passow (Book) The Conant controversy in teacher education by Robert M Weiss (Book).

Conant Reports on Teacher Education Proposals for Radical Reform Perhaps the most frequently criticized feature of American edu cation is the pattern for educating and certifying public school teachers. Among the most persistent critics of present teacher education pro grams is the Council for Basic Education.

Here the president of that. BOOK REVIEWS The Academic Preparation of Teachers: Conant's Proposals Felix C. Robb James Conant's The Education of A merican Teachers (McGraw-Hill, New York, pp. $5) should stir more controversy, prolonged study, debate, and action by college and uni-versity faculties, by state governmental agencies, and possibly by local boards.

The problem of this study concerns the structure and content of teacher education programs in colleges and universities which are members of the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).

A questionnaire was developed and consisted of four sections: (1) general background information of the respondent; (2) questions relating to the live NCATE standards Author: Larry A. Kivioja. As part of our promise to champion leadership that works in the 21st century, we are committed to supporting the development of leaders at all levels.

One important way we empower leaders to do better is through engagement with leadership education. Our Founder & CEO, Doug Conant, engages with the leaders of today and tomorrow as part of our pledge to equip today’s leaders.

In her new book, The Teacher Wars: A History of America’s Most Embattled Profession, education journalist Dana Goldstein presents a first-of-its-kind history of public school teaching. "Teach the Controversy" is a campaign, conducted by the Discovery Institute, to promote the pseudoscientific principle of intelligent design, a variant of traditional creationism, while attempting to discredit the teaching of evolution in United States public high school science courses.

The campaign claims that fairness and equal time require educating students with a 'critical. James B. Conant. British Journal of Educational Studies 12 (2) () John P. Wynne & American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education - - American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.

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Conant. My several lives; memoirs of a social inventor, by James B. Conant. The Conant Controversy in Teacher Education (New York. She was a teacher/education theorist whose work embraced commitments to liberal democracy, Christianity, female domesticity, and subordination.

Believed women were in the domestic sphere and should exercise their capacity there. She did not challenge the second-class status of women and that the best way to be happy was to be subordinate. Visit Scholastic, the world's largest children's book publisher. Whether you need a classic kids book or classroom-proven teaching materials, discover it at Scholastic.

A year later, in a book entitled “Shaping Educational Policy,” Dr. Conant urged a house‐cleaning of state education departments and the creation of. This book interrupts this dangerous trend, providing a spirited and detailed argument for why curricula and teaching based on controversial issues are crucial."--The Social Studies Professional "Hess’s argument is both refreshingly pragmatic and rooted in transformative aims."--Theory and Research in Social Education.

One of the biggest debates in public education today is over how to best educate student teachers for the rigors of the classroom. This is the third and final part of. This is, above all, a practical book devoted to shrewd observation of the structure and content of the teacher-training process and pragmatic recommendations for improving it.

Dr. Conant manages to avoid both theoretical insight and social controversy with traditional American good-humored disdain.James Bryant Conant () was a chemist, educator and public servant.

Conant taught chemistry at Harvard from ; he served as Harvard's president from He was the national director of defense research fromand was instrumental in the creation of the atomic bomb.Critical Issues in Teacher Education (CITE) is a double blind reviewed refereed scholarly journal of the Illinois Association of Teacher Educators.

CITE will publish empirically based or original research articles, synthesis papers, book reviews, and special reports on topics of interest to teacher Size: KB.