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Educational wastelands

Arthur Eugen Bestor

Educational wastelands

the retreat from learning in our public schools

by Arthur Eugen Bestor

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Published by University Microfilms International in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy,
  • Education

  • Edition Notes

    StatementArthur E. Bestor
    The Physical Object
    Pagination226 p. ;
    Number of Pages226
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26563504M

      With some trepidation I commence my remarks on this large subject, the lot of educational reformers being hard. In , Professor Arthur Bestor published a book entitled Educational Wastelands: The Retreat from Learning in Our Public Schools. There survives a Jewish tradition that all the Prophets were stoned to death or otherwise slain by the People. Kathleen Knight Abowitz Chris Higgins - - Educational Theory 61 (4) Dewey's Theory of the Democratic Public and the Public Character of Charter Schools. Leonard J. Waks - - Educational Theory 60 (6)Categories: Philosophy of Education in Philosophy of .

      Wastelands is a fine anthology: an educational introduction to the subgenre and a well-chosen jog of the memory for the more experienced connoisseur of calamity. —SF Site A wide-variety of post-apocalyptic scenarios from some of the field’s most prolific authors [ ] a must-have volume for fans of the this subgenre of science : Titan. In Educational Wastelands: The Retreat from Learning in Our Public Schools (), Arthur Bestor mocked the fad of “life adjustment” and called for a return of the “academic curriculum.” Admiral Hiram Rickover, the father of the nuclear-powered submarine, attributed Russia’s achievement with Sputnik to Dewey and his followers.

    Wastelands - Stories of the Apocalypse | The definitive anthology of the best post-apocalyptic literature of the last two decades. Featuring New York Times bestsellers Stephen King, George R.R. Martin and Orson Scott Card, edited by award-winning anthologist John Joseph : Titan Books (UK).   Price explains educational theories and methods on his ed site (founded in ). He has education articles and videos on the Internet. More forcefully than most, Price argues that the public schools are mediocre because our Education Establishment wants them that way. Price's literary site is


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In November I published a book entitled Educational Wastelands, the subtitle of which spoke of "the retreat from learning" in American education. My conviction that the retreat could be halted finds expression in the title of the present volume.

Educational wastelands: the retreat from learning in our public schools Arthur Eugene Bestor, Clarence J. Karier, Foster McMurray University of Illinois Press, - Education - pages.

"The school has a contribution to make to every activity of life. But it makes that contribution by doing its own particular job honestly and well. That job is to provide intellectual training in ever field of activity where systematic thinking is an important component of success." Arthur Bestor - Educational Wastelands I had this.

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Watson. Arthur Eugene Bestor is the author of Educational Wastelands ( avg rating, 9 ratings, 1 review, published ), Three Presidents and Their Books (/5. Biography Early life.

Bestor was born on Septem in Chautauqua, New York. He was the eldest son of Arthur E. Bestor Sr. and Jeannette Lemon. In his father was the president of the Chautauqua Institution, an educational and religious community in western New York State. Bestor was raised and educated in Chautauqua and New York City, where he attended the Horace Mann : SeptemChautauqua, New York.

Reprint of Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. In the mids, Bestor became well-known in educational circles as a critic of then-common educational doctrines; "Educational Wastelands" was his manifesto about declining educational standards.

"Bestor charged that. Educational Studies: A Journal in the Foundations of Education, v17 n4 p Win Essay review of Arthur Bestor's "Educational Wastelands: The Retreat from Learning in our Public Schools." Review maintains that the book is still an eloquent attack on the misguided progressive education practices of the s but is flawed as a serious.

Arthur Bestor. Educational Wastelands: The Retreat from Learning in Our Public Schools. 2d ed., with retrospectives by Clarence J. Karier and Foster McMurray. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, Pp. xii, $ Across the educational world today stretches an iron curtain which the professional educationists are busily fashioning.

Added to PP index Total views 22 (#, of 2,) Recent downloads (6 months) 1 (#, of 2,) How can I increase my downloads?In Arthur Bestor, then of the faculty of the department of history at the University of Illinois, published Educational Wastelands.

In this book Bestor criticized the policies governing this country's public high schools, arguing that it was the birthright of all American children to Author: Marlene M.

Wentworth.Last time I presented some of the background about why I enjoyed Bruce Deitrick Price’s new book Saving K A Citizens Guide to Improving Public Education. In this post, I will present a few examples. Giving the background on a topic is easy. Choosing examples on that topic when there are so many within one book, is not easy.

“The Education Establishment has spent years making public.