Adaptive Education : An Inquiry-Based Institution Hardback
The obstacles that prevent the latest educational research reaching the classroom are daunting: few channels to communicate the results of educational research, fewer opportunities for teachers to participate in research themselves, and little support for honing a scientific approach to teaching. The solution, according to Robert VanWynsberghe and Andrew C.
Herman, is radical but simple: transform the educational institution itself into a laboratory for continuous experimentation.
Inspired by the pragmatist theories of John Dewey and Roberto Unger, Adaptive Education explains how schools and universities can incorporate research processes into their activities, institutionalize a policy of inquiry and experimentation, and make teaching an evidence-based profession. An audacious proposal to reform the education system from the ground up, Adaptive Education is a roadmap for creating an institution that empowers teachers, parents, and the community to innovate, adapt, and explore.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 144 pages, 2 figures
- Publisher: University of Toronto Press
- Publication Date: 05/04/2016
- Category: Sociology
- ISBN: 9781442630406