From the schools of ancient times to the present day, Gary Thomas
explores how and why education has evolved has it has. Examining
education worldwide, he explains the way schools work, noting how
curricula are remarkably consistent around the world. Delving into
some of the big questions, Thomas explores the history of education
in this Very Short Introduction. Considering various styles such as
progressive versus formal, he also explores the ideas of some of
the big theorists, including Piaget and Vygotsky. Looking at
different forms of education and styles of teaching, he considers
the ways in which education is being improved by matching styles of
learning to teaching, and ensuring that schools are more inclusive
and meaningful for a broader range of students. He finishes by
considering the ways in which education may develop over the coming
century. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from
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