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Why knowledge matters in curriculum

Leesa Wheelahan

Why knowledge matters in curriculum

a social realist argument

by Leesa Wheelahan

  • 245 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Routledge in Abingdon, Oxon, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Critical pedagogy,
  • Curriculum change,
  • Critical realism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLeesa Wheelahan
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC196 .W54 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 191 p. ;
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24879049M
    ISBN 109780415483186, 9780203860236
    LC Control Number2009030102

    All of us can spend more time—at school and at home—teaching our children about the world. We can seek out nonfiction videos and texts, discuss current events, and make time for museums and libraries. We can also share this infographic showing why knowledge matters and use this guide to improve curricula and instructional materials. E.D. Hirsch on Why Text Complexity Is a 'Myth' (Audio Interview) a feature article on both the new book, Why Knowledge Matters: inbox when stories are published on Curriculum Matters.

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      Why Knowledge Matters in Curriculum is a key reading for those interested in the sociology of education, curriculum studies, work-based learning, vocational education, higher education, adult and community education, tertiary education policy and lifelong learning more broadly.4/5(5). Why Knowledge Matters by E.D. Hirsch examines the issues with contemporary education reform and discusses the negative consequences to which truisms about child-centered models have led. Using neuroscience and educational studies from France, Hirsch argues that a carefully planned curriculum based on knowledge rather than skills provides an essential foundation to true educational success.


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Hirsch, Jr., explores current problems in education, including over-testing of students, flawed evaluation of teachers. Why Knowledge Matters addresses critical issues in contemporary education reform and shows how cherished truisms about education and child development have led to unintended and negative consequences.

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Why Knowledge Matters provides thoughtful solutions to important education issues. — Susan B. Neuman, professor and chair, Teaching and Learning Department, Steinhardt School, New York University If you are frustrated and angry about the over-testing of students, the narrowing of the curriculum, the scapegoating of teachers, and the.

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In Why Knowledge Matters, influential scholar E. Hirsch, Jr., addresses critical issues in contemporary education reform and shows how cherished truisms about education and child development have led to unintended and negative consequences.

Hirsch, author of The Knowledge Deficit, draws on recent findings in neuroscience and data from France to provide new evidence for the argument that a.

In Why Knowledge Matters, influential scholar E. Hirsch, Jr., addresses critical issues in contemporary education reform and shows how cherished truisms about education and child development have led to unintended and negative consequences.

Hirsch, author of The Knowledge Deficit, draws on recent findings in neuroscience and data from France to provide new evidence fo/5. Why Knowledge Matters in Curriculum is a key reading for those interested in the sociology of education, curriculum studies, work-based learning, vocational education, higher education, adult and community education, tertiary education policy and lifelong learning more : Taylor And Francis.

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Why Knowledge Matters in Curriculum book. A Social Realist Argument. Why Knowledge Matters in Curriculum. DOI link for Why Knowledge Matters in Curriculum. Why Knowledge Matters in Curriculum book. A Social Realist Argument. By Leesa Wheelahan. Edition 1st Edition. First Published   Whatever the curricular model, in his new book Dr.

Hirsch compellingly makes the case that “only a well-rounded, knowledge-specific curriculum can impart needed knowledge to all children and overcome inequality of opportunity.” Why Knowledge Matters. Posts about Why Knowledge Matters written by Jo Facer. The teaching of facts has long had a rather negative reputation, from Gradgrind in Dickens’ Hard Times (‘Now, what I want is, Facts.

Teach these boys and girls nothing but Facts’) to the prevalent metaphor today: ‘spoon-feeding.’. In Why Knowledge Matters, influential scholar E. Hirsch, Jr., addresses critical issues in contemporary education reform and shows how cherished truisms about education and child development have led to unintended and negative consequences.

Hirsch, author of The Knowledge Deficit, draws on recent findings in neuroscience and data from France to provide new evidence for Brand: Harvard Education Press.

Why Knowledge Matters: Rescuing Our Children from Failed Educational Theories, his fifth book on education reform—there were at least five earlier ones in his original field of English literature, criticism, and composition—is as clear and trenchant as Cultural Literacy was in And it is arguably even more needed, as there’s ample.

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Hirsch Jr. Harvard Education, $31 trade paper (p) ISBN Buy this book. Having followed and been a fan of E.D. Hirsch, Jr. and his Core Knowledge Foundation for years, I knew that his latest book, Why Knowledge Matters – Rescuing Our Children from Failed Educational Theories, was a book I had to read.

His convincing argument, based on empirical evidence, reveals that reading comprehension is not a skill that can be taught in isolation. Why Knowledge Matters provides thoughtful solutions to important education issues." --Susan B.

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Why Knowledge Matters 1e editie is een boek van E. D. Hirsch uitgegeven bij Harvard Educational Publishing Group. ISBN In Why Knowledge Matters, influential scholar E.

D. Hirsch, Jr., addresses critical issues in contemporary education reform and shows how cherished truisms about education and child development have led to unintended and negative consequences.4/5(2).