Who pushed Humpty Dumpty? : dilemmas in American education today / by Donald Barr.


New York : Atheneum, 1971.

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Subjects Education -- United States.
Education.
Éducation -- États-Unis.
United States.
Description ix, 341 pages ; 25 cm
Copyright Date 1971.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. I. Parents and their consequences. Some morose preliminary reflections ; Intimations of a crisis ; The transcendental sulks ; The denial of denial ; Substitutes for competence -- part II. Educational strategies and structures. A note on the dialectic ; Order and spontaneity ; Mundus et infans ; Progressive education ; A case in point ; The principle of principles -- part III. The technology of education. In defense of technology ; The engineering of passivity ; Our multiple-choice society ; Test ban? ; Material implications -- part IV. The languages of competence. How I spent my summer vacation ; The curriculum industry ; Unscience in the anti-curriculum ; Science curriculum, fragment of a ; Numbering the world ; " ... But not necessarily in that order" ; What do we teach them to read?
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)159242
(OCoLC)ocm00159242
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Barr, Donald.
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