Nel Noddings


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January 19, 1929

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Nel Noddings is an American feminist, educationalist, and philosopher best known for her work in philosophy of education, educational theory, and ethics of care.

Noddings received a bachelors degree in mathematics and physical science from Montclair State College in New Jersey, a masters degree in mathematics from Rutgers University, and a Ph.D. in education from the Stanford University School of Education.

Nel Noddings worked in many areas of the education system. She spent seventeen years as an elementary and high school mathematics teacher and school administrator, before earning her PhD and beginning work as an academic in the fields of philosophy of education, theory of education and ethics, specifically moral education and ethics of car
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Caring: A Feminine Approach...

3.73 avg rating — 147 ratings — published 1984 — 9 editions
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Philosophy of Education

3.67 avg rating — 186 ratings — published 1995 — 16 editions
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The Challenge to Care in Sc...

3.98 avg rating — 107 ratings — published 1992 — 4 editions
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Happiness and Education

3.77 avg rating — 62 ratings — published 2003 — 7 editions
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Critical Lessons: What Our ...

4.19 avg rating — 53 ratings — published 2006 — 7 editions
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Educating Moral People: A C...

4.08 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 2001 — 2 editions
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Education and Democracy in ...

3.75 avg rating — 48 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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When School Reform Goes Wrong

3.51 avg rating — 37 ratings — published 2007 — 3 editions
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Educating Citizens for Glob...

3.77 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 2005 — 2 editions
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The Maternal Factor: Two Pa...

3.62 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2010 — 5 editions
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“A sense of responsibility in teaching pushes us constantly to think about and promote the best interests of our students. In contrast, the demand for accountability often induces mere compliance.”
Nel Noddings

“It still amazes me that we insist on teaching algebra to all students when only about 20 percent will ever use it and fail to teach anything about parenting when the vast majority of our students will become parents.”
Nel Noddings, Peace Education: How We Come to Love and Hate War

“If the well-being of my loved place depends on the well-being of Earth, I have a good reason for supporting the well-being of your loved place. I have selfish as well as cosmopolitan reasons for preserving the home-places of all human beings. Cosmopolitanism becomes thicker and more potent with this realization.”
Nel Noddings, Peace Education: How We Come to Love and Hate War



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