Life in classrooms : Philip W. Jackson & the practice of education
This book is the outcome of a conference in honor of Philip W. Jackson entitled "Images of teaching in the 21st Century." The conference convened in New York City on October 24 and 25, 2003"--P. vii.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-168) and index.
Introduction: To watch the water clear / Mary Erina Driscoll, David T. Hansen, and René Arcilla
The impossible fullness of the empty classroom : a letter of appreciation / Lee S. Shulman
Images of teaching : cultivating a moral profession / Linda Darling-Hammond
On seeing the moral in teaching / David T. Hansen
Philip Jackson and the nuances of imagination / Maxine Greene
Portrait of a thinker / Robert Boostrom
Jackson's pedagogy for existential learning / René V. Arcilla
A Dewey school episode / Thomas James
The circus animals' desertion : lessons for leaders in the work of Philip W. Jackson / Mary Erina Driscoll
The generalist educator : making a mark on curriculum studies / Lauren A. Sosniak
The misunderstood curriculum / Karen Zumwalt
In search of the extraordinary in the ordinary : Philip Jackson and/on John Dewey / David A. Granger and Craig A. Cunningham
Epilogue: Finding Phil / Elliot W. Eisner.
"A Life in Classrooms" examines the full range of Philip W. Jackson's groundbreaking scholarship and teaching. Its essays are authored by some of the outstanding educational thinkers of our time. They attest to the decisive impact Jackson's work continues to have on our understanding of education, and they exemplify, as does Jackson's own work, how such an understanding may draw nourishment from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. (source: Nielsen Book Data)