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ERIC Number: ED088077
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Pages: 140
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Must We Educate?
Bereiter, Carl
This book attacks current educational practices and proposes new approaches and alternatives to education. The contents include: "Must We Educate? which discusses moral dilemmas in education, inequality, institutionalization of personal choice, and alternatives to education; "The Search for Morally Acceptable Education Goals," which examines educational goals and morality and the curriculum; "The Right to Make Mistakes," which discusses compulsory training versus compulsory education, four conceptions of the child, and children's rights; "Is Inequality Here To Stay?" which discusses skill deficiencies, improving teaching procedures, and teaching essential skills; "The Institutionalization of Personal Choice," which discusses control of individual decision making; "Schools Without Education," which discusses the role of the school, informal schooling, child care, and alternative proposals; "A Better Life for Children," which looks at quality of experience, cultural resources, and child care workers; "Optional Adolescence," which discusses different ways to spend the adolescent years; "Education and Society's Needs," which presents some of the social needs that can be projected into demands for education; and "Will Anything Happen?" which presents a summary of the previous discussion. (WR)
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey 07632 ($6.95 cloth, $2.45 paper)
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