Happiness and Education

Read [Nel Noddings Book] * Happiness and Education Online * PDF eBook or Kindle ePUB free. Happiness and Education When parents are asked what they want for their children, they usually answer that they want their children to be happy. Finally, she explores ways in which to make schools and classrooms cheerful places. In addition to twelve books, she is the author of more than 170 articles and chapters on various topics ranging from the ethics of care to mathematical problem solving. Her latest books are Starting at Home: Caring and Social Policy (University of California Press) and Educating Moral People: A

Happiness and Education

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Rating : 4.46 (536 Votes)
Asin : 0521614724
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 320 Pages
Publish Date : 2016-05-19
Language : English

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Those of us trying to create schools that respond to her questions will read this book carefully many times." --Deborah Meier, Principal, Mission Hill School, Boston"Nel Noddings's beautiful book Happiness in Education is an incandescent joy to read. But Noddings shows how the narrow curriculum found in most classrooms helps shape a culture with misguided priorities. Perhaps today's educational leaders would benefit from reading her book and exercising some critical thinking of their own." --Greater Good"With her special combination of tenderness and sharpness of vision, Noddings makes

When parents are asked what they want for their children, they usually answer that they want their children to be happy. Finally, she explores ways in which to make schools and classrooms cheerful places. In addition to twelve books, she is the author of more than 170 articles and chapters on various topics ranging from the ethics of care to mathematical problem solving. Her latest books are Starting at Home: Caring and Social Policy (University of California Press) and Educating Moral People: A Caring Alternative to Character Education (Teachers College Press), both published in 2002.. Why, then, is happiness rarely mentioned as a goal of education? This book explores what we might teach if we were to take happiness seriously as a goal of education. It asks, first, what it means to be happy and, second, how we can help children to understand it. Jack

Noddings spent 15 years as teacher, administrator, and curriculum developer in public schools; she served as Director of the Laboratory Schools at the University of Chicago. At Stanford, she received the Award for Teaching Excellence three times, most recently in 1997. Jacks Professor of Education, Emerita, at Stanford University. . Nel Noddings is Lee L. She is author of 12 books; the la

Happy teacher Even though I live in Norway where the educational system works differently than in the US, this book was a real eyeopener to me. In a time where the school focuses more and more on the student's achievements in basic subjects like math, reading and writing, and where there's been. "Criticizing an almost exclusive focus on economic well-being" according to Midwest Book Review. In Happiness And Education, author and academician Nel Noddings (Lee L. Jacks Professor of Education, Emerita, Standford University) draws upon her years of experience, expertise and research as a teacher, administrator, and curriculum developer in public schools to address the ve. Rethinking education to make school meaningful again Nel Noddings absolutely hits the nail on the head with her discussion of how we need to reevaluate the aims of our educational system. As it is currently situated, education serves almost entirely an economic function, in preparing students to enter the workforce and become good c

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