By Theodore Michael Christou
Over the process the 20 th century, North American public college curricula moved clear of the classics and the arts, and in the direction of ‘progressive’ topics akin to wellbeing and fitness and social stories. This e-book delves into how progressivist considering remodeled the rhetoric and the constitution of education throughout the first 1/2 the 20th century, with echoes that reverberate strongly this day, and investigates ancient meanings of revolutionary education.
Theodore Michael Christou heavily examines the case of interwar Ontario, the place the full panorama of public schooling, together with curricula and avenues to post-secondary examine, have been notably remodeled over simply 20 years. Christou contextualizes this reformist pondering in gentle of a social, political, and financial system of swap, which appeared to call for faculties that can actively relate studying to the true global. via its exam of academic journals released through the interwar interval and formerly unexplored archival resources, this e-book illuminates how the current constitution of curricula and education have been achieved.