The kind of schools we need: personal essays

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Heinemann, Aug 24, 1998 - Art - 234 pages
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In a long and distinguished career, Eisner has given eloquent voice to the concerns of those who decry the marginalization of the arts in school curriculums. Now, for the first time ever, readers will have access to his best essays in one concise volume.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
Rethinking Literacy
9
The Celebration of Thinking
21
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

ELLIOT EISNER is Professor of Education and Art at Stanford University. He has published fifteen books and has won numerous awards for his work, including a Fulbright Fellowship, a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, and the Palmer O. Johnson Award from the American Educational Research Association. Eisner was President of the National Art Education Association, President of the International Society for Education Through Art, President of the American Educational Research Association, and is President of the John Dewey Society.