Educational Psychology: An Application of Critical Constructivism (Counterpoints #329) (Hardcover)

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By Shirley R. Steinberg (Editor), Joe L. Kincheloe (Editor), Greg S. Goodman (Editor)
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This is book number 329 in the Counterpoints series.

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Critical constructivist pedagogy considers social justice and the freedom of students to learn as the most important aspects of the teacher's work in the classroom. Educational Psychology: An Application of Critical Constructivism is a clarion call for pre-service teachers to identify their students' needs and apply critical constructivist pedagogy to facilitate their learning. Collectively, these essays emphasize the need for pre-service teachers to consider their role as fundamental to the development of their students' leadership, and awareness of social justice and equality in education as critical for a healthier and saner world.

About the Author


The Editor: Greg S. Goodman is Assistant Professor in the School of Education and Human Services at Clarion University of Pennsylvania. His career has included working as a school psychologist, school counselor, alternative education teacher, and outdoor education instructor. His most recent books include The Outdoor Classroom, Ubiquitous Assessment, Critical Multicultural Conversations, and Alternatives in Education.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781433101120
ISBN-10: 1433101122
Publisher: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publi
Publication Date: January 4th, 2008
Pages: 280
Language: English
Series: Counterpoints