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Education for Democracy: Contexts, Curricula, Assessments (PB) (Research in Social Education, V. 2) by Walter Parker
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6" Height: 8.75" Weight: 0.95 lbs.
Release Date Jul 1, 2002
Publisher Information Age Publishing
ISBN 1931576246 ISBN13 9781931576246
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More About Walter C. Parker
Walter Parker teaches in the College of Education at the University of Washington in Seattle where he chairs the Social Studies Education Program. Earlier he taught at the University of Texas at Arlington.He studies K-12 social studies education generally and, in particular, civic education and the new international education movement. His other books include "Renewing the Social Studies Curriculum "(1991); "Educating the Democratic Mind "(1996); "Education for Democracy: Contexts, Curricula, and Assessments "(2002); and "Teaching Democracy: Unity and Diversity in Public Life "(2003).He is the editor of the Research and Practice column for "Social Education, "the flagship journal of the National Council for the Social Studies. Walter was born and raised in Englewood, Colorado, on Denver's south side, and taught school for many years in Adams County on Denver's north side. He earned the B.A. in Political Science (University of Colorado, Boulder), the M.A. in Social Foundations of Education (University of Colorado, Denver), and the Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction (University of Washington, Seattle). He lives in Seattle with his wife, Sheila Valencia.