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Remember the Soul of Education Through Classic Literature.
220 pages
Published 2013 by The Dallas Institute
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Herr Bellerophon
Mar 19, 2016 Herr Bellerophon rated it really liked it
The Dallas Institute always produces great scholarship and this book is no exception: A must read for any teacher appreciative of the now seemingly lost cause of the view of the teacher as the facilitator of higher learning in the classroom through engaging his or her students in great texts of the Western tradition. Each essay is by a different educator who analyzes the role of a teacher or an instance of pedagogy--sometimes effective, sometimes gone terribly awry--in great books such as "The ...more
Rex
Jan 04, 2014 Rex rated it really liked it
I enjoyed the book and was inspired by the messages presented by the many well known thinkers on this complicated subject. The introduction by Dr. Claudia Allums is inspirational, and provides a powerful new vision for education in America's public schools.
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m. Dr James Larry Allums, Exec Dir, Dallas
Inst of Humanities & Culture
Assoc Dir & Dir of Teachers Academy,
Dallas Inst of Humanities & Culture
Former Trustee, Shimer College
Allums has taught since '81, teaching HS English & drama in WV & Arlington & Addison, TX. During a career in 2ndary ed, she served as asst principal, curriculum coordinator, lead teacher & dept head.
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