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Children's Social Values

reviewed by Jeanne M. Kuhn - 1955

coverTitle: Children's Social Values
Author(s): Arthur W. Foshay, Kenneth D. Wann, and Associates
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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In an attempt to learn about children's social attitudes, a group of teachers in Springfield, Missouri, became engaged in cooperative study and experimentation. They worked in collaboration with consultants from the Horace Mann-Lincoln Institute of School Experimentation. Arthur W. Foshay and Kenneth D. Wann, two of the consultants, have skillfully reported the results of the group's action-study in the book Children's Social Values. On the surface, the book seems to have incompatible major purposes. The authors state: This book reports and analyzes not only what we learned about children's social behavior but also what we found out about the values, difficulties, and satisfactions of cooperative action research. Nor do they stop here. The book has been designed as an action-research study guide. The authors urge that other teachers engage in similar action-study. Within the book, the reader can find sections which have the title, "How to Verify Our Findings." Here one discovers specific... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 56 Number 5, 1955, p. 292-292
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4746, Date Accessed: 9/19/2021 9:32:34 PM

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