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The New Teacher

by Jonas F. Soltis - 1994

It is essential is to find a way to transmit an understanding of the deep and complex new meaning of teaching and schooling as it is being formed and formulated currently without locking it prematurely into a potentially harmful or distorting label, metaphor, or slogan. We might do better, then, to talk about the "new teacher" or the "newly emerging concept of teaching and schooling" without characterizing it initially in a way that does not invite additional discussion and curiosity about what it is. I will adopt this strategy in this chapter.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 93, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 95 Number 5, 1994, p. 245-260
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 19244, Date Accessed: 12/6/2021 10:32:39 AM

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  • Jonas Soltis
    Teachers College, Columbia University
    JONAS F. SOLTIS is William Heard Kilpatrick Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University.
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