Review: "Critical Lessons – What our schools should teach"
Alford, Jennifer H. (2010) Review: "Critical Lessons – What our schools should teach". The Australian Educational Researcher, 37(2), pp. 127-129.
At a time when debate over critical education is still going on in Australia, Nel Noddings’ book “Critical Lessons, What Our Schools Should Teach” is a timely and important read.Emeritus Professor of Education at Stanford University, Noddings calls us afresh to consider the deeper questions about the purpose of education – teaching adolescents to think clearly, critically and creatively in times when controversial topics (like the Iraq war) are often taboo in school curricula. In the face of what Noddings calls a pervasive neglect of critical and reflective thinking in high schools, teachers and teacher educators are asked to reconsider what we teach and the way we teach it.
Impact and interest:
Citation counts are sourced monthly from and citation databases.
These databases contain citations from different subsets of available publications and different time periods and thus the citation count from each is usually different. Some works are not in either database and no count is displayed. Scopus includes citations from articles published in 1996 onwards, and Web of Science® generally from 1980 onwards.
Citations counts from theindexing service can be viewed at the linked Google Scholar™ search.
|Keywords:||Critical Pedagogy, Curriculum, Education theory|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development (130202)|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Cultural & Professional Learning
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2010 Springer|
|Copyright Statement:||The final publication is available at Springer via http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF03216926|
|Deposited On:||30 Sep 2015 00:44|
|Last Modified:||30 Sep 2015 00:45|
Repository Staff Only: item control page