Anderson, Richard D. Schema-directed Processes in Language Comprehension, Technical Report No. 50. Cambridge, M.A.: Bolt, Beranek, and Newman, Inc. 1977. (S=CCC, Feb 84, 42.)
_____. (1959) The House of Intellect. N.Y.: Harper & Brothers. [R, N7]
"Aristotle was warning of one sort of pedantry when he said that no subject should be treated with more precision than the purpose required." (218)_____. (1991) Begin Here: The Forgotten Conditions of Teaching and Learning. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. [R, N7 Notes & Quotes Although not as detailed as some of the other books on education, this book reflects some excellent perspectives of Barzun's fascinating mind.]
Bloom, Allan. The Closing of the American Mind. NY: Simon & Schuster, 1987. [HR, N7 -- much better than Hirsch's Cultural Literacy.]
Bloom, B. and Lois Broder, "Problem Solving Processes of College Students." The Learning Process. ed. T. Harris and W. Schwahn. NY:Oxford UP, 1961, 59-79. (S=The Writer's Mind, 180.)
Booth, Wayne C. "Is There Any Knowledge That a Man Must Have?" reprinted in The Norton Reader. Sixth Edition. New York: W.W. Norton. 1965. 293-308. [This should be required reading for every teacher.]
_____ . On Knowing: Essays for the Left Hand. NY: Atheneum, 1976 (orig 1962) [R, N7]
_____ The Relevance of Education. Ed. Anita Gil. NY: Norton, 1971. [H,R, N7]
Campbell, Jeremy. Grammatical Man. NY: Simon & Schuster, 1982.
Conant, James. The Education of American Teachers. NY: McGraw-Hill, 1963. [S=Gross, Conspiracy, 256]
Copperman, Paul. The Literacy Hoax. NY: William Morrow, 1978. [R, N7]
Damerell, Reginald G. Education's Smoking Gun: How Teachers Colleges Have Destroyed Education in America.NY: Freundlich Books, 1985. [Educationists will hate this one, but it should be of great interest to thoughtful teachers and members School Boards.] [Notes & Quotes]
Deese, J., and Hulse, S.H. The Psychology of Learning. 3rd ed. NY: McGraw-Hill, 1967. (S=Hill, 237)
Dewey, John. Art as Experience. NY: Minton, Balch, 1934. (S=J.Miles, 175)
_____ . et al. Art and Education. Merion, Pa.: Barnes Foundation Press. 1947. (S=J.Miles, 175)
_____. Experience and Education. 1938; rpt. NY: Collier Books, 1963.
_____ . Logic, The Theory of Inquiry. NY: Henry Holt, 1938. (S=J.Miles, 175)
Feigenbaum, E.A. and Feldman, J. , eds. Computers and Thought. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1963. (S=Hill, 233)
Flesch, Rudoof. The Art of Clear Thinking. NY: Harper & Bros. 1951. [R, N7]
_____ . The Art of Plain Talk. NY: Harper & Bros., 1946. [R, N7]
_____ . The Art of Readable Writing. NY: Harper & Bros. 1949. [R, N7]
_____ . Why Johnny Can't Read. NY: Harper & Row, 1955. [R, N7]
Freedle, Roy O., ed. New Directions in Discourse Processing. Norwood, N.J.:Ablex Publishing Corp, 1979. (S=CCC, Feb 84, 42.)
Gagganiga, Michale S. The Bisected Brain. NY: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1970. (S=CCC, Feb 84, 41)
Goleman, Daniel. Emotional Intelligence. NY: Bantam. 1995. [HR. This is an important book for anyone who cares about the reasons for students' successes and failures.]
Goldstein, H., Krantz, D.L., and Rains, J.D., eds. Controversial Issues in Learning. NY: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1965. (S=Hill, 237)
Goodman, Ken. The Whole Language Catalog. American School Publishers, 1991. [S=Gross, Conspiracy, 263]
Greeno, James G., and others. Associative Learning: A Cognitive Analysis Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1978. (S=CCC, Feb 84, 42)
Gross, Martin L. The Conspiracy of Ignorance: The Failure of American Public Schools. NY: HarperCollins, 1999. [Notes & Quotes]
Gruber, Frederick. Historical and Contemporary Philosophies of Education. NY: Thomas E. Crowell. 1973. [R, N7]
Guthrie, E.R. The Psychology of Learning. Rev. ed. New York: Harper, 1952.
Hart, Leslie A. How the Brain Works. NY: Basic Books, 1975. [R, N7]
_____ . Human Brain & Human Learning. NY: Longman, 1983. [R, N7]
Hilgard, E.R., ed. Theories of Learning and Instruction. Sixty-third yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education. Part I. Chicago: Distributed by the University of Chicago Press, 1964. (S=Hill, 234)
_____, and Bower, G.H. Theories of Learning. 3rd ed. NY: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1956. (S=Hill, 237)
Hill, Winfred F. Learning: A Survey of Psychological Interpretations. Scranton: Chandler, 1971. (R, N7 Bib done.)
_____. The Schools We Need and Why We Don't Have Them. NY: Doubleday, 1996. [Notes & Quotes]
Hull, C.L. Principles of Behavior. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1943.
Inhelder, Barbel. and Jean Piaget. The Early Growth of Logic in the Child. NY: Norton, 1969. (S=The Writer's Mind, 143.)
_____ and Jean Piaget. The Growth of Logical Thinking from Childhood to Adolescence. NY: Basic Books, 1958. (S=The Writer's Mind, 143.)
_____. & Karmilloff-Smith, A. "Thought and Language." In B.J. Presseisen, D. Goldstein & M.H. Appel (eds). Topics in Cognitive Development: Vol. II: Language and Operational Thought. NY: Plenum Press, 1978. (S= Prater, "Cognitive, " 7)
Joftus, Scott, and Berman, Ilene. "Great Expectations? -- Defining and Assessing Rigor in State Standards for Mathematics and English Language Arts." Council for Basic Education. January, 1998. [S=Gross, Conspiracy, 265]
Kendler, H.H. and Kendler, T.S. "Vertical and Horizontal Processes in Problem Solving." Psychol. Review, 1962, 69, 1-16. (S=Hill, 234)
Koch, S., ed. Psychology: a Study of a Science. Vol.2. General Systematic Formulations, Learning, and Special Processes. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1959. (S=Hill, 233)
Koerner, James D. The Miseducation of American Teachers. Baltimore: Penguin, 1963. [R, N7]
Koffka, K. The Growth of the Mind. Trans. R.M. Ogdon. New York: Harcourt, 1925.
_____ Principles of Gestalt Pychology. New York: Harcourt, 1935.
Kramer, Rita. Ed School Follies: The Miseducation of America's Teachers. Free Press, 1991. [R, N7, Notes & Quotes]
Lewin, K. Dynamic Theory of Personality. Trans. D.K. Adams and
_____ Principles of topological psychology. Trans. F. Heider
Luria, A.R. Cognitive Development:Its Cultural and Social Foundations. trans. Martin Lopez-Morillas and Lynn Solotaroff, ed. Michael Cole Cambridge, Mass: Harvard UP, 1976. (S=The Wrriter's Mind, 23.)
Mayer, Frederick. A History of Educational Thought. Columbus, Ohio: Charles E. Merrill, 1960. [R, N7]
McGuiness, Diane. Why Our Children Can't Read and What We Can Do About It. NY: Free Press, 1997. [S=Gross, Conspiracy, 263]
Melton, A.W. ed. Categories of Human Learning. New York:Academic Press, 1964.
Miller, N.E., and Dollard, J.C. Social Learning and Imitation. New Haven: Yale UP, 1941. (S=Hill, 235)
Milner, Brenda, ed., Hemispheric Specialization and Interaction. Cambridge, M.A.: MIT Press, 1975. (S=CCC, Feb 84, 42.)
Mitchell, Richard. The Graves of Academe. Boston: Little Brown, 1981. [R, N7]
_____ "On the Dual Nature of Learning: a Re-interpretation of 'conditioning' and 'problem-solving'." Harvard Educ. Review, 1947, 17, 102-148. (S=Hill, 235)
Neisser, Ulric. Cognitive Psychology. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1967. (S=The Writer's Mind, 42.)
Osgood, C.E., Suci, G.J., and Tannenbaum, P.H. The Measurement of Meaning Urbana: Univ of Illinois Press, 1957. (S=Hill, 235)
Palmer, Parker J. The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher's Life. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. 1998. [R, N7 Notes & Quotes]
Perry, William. Forms of Intellectual and Ethical Development in the College Years. New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1968. [Reviewed in CE, 46 (1984), 447-454.]
_____. Genetic Epistemology. Trans. Eleanor Duckworth. NY: Columbia UP, 1970. [R, N7]
_____ The Language and Thought of the Child. Trans. Marjorie & Ruth Gabain. NY: Humanities Press, 1959.[R, N7]
_____. "Quantification, Conservation, and Nativism." Science. 1968, 162, 976-979. [S=Kessel, 58]
_____. Six Psychological Studies. NY: Random House, 1967. [S=Kessel, 58]
_____ To Understand is to Invent: The Future of Education. Trans. George-Anne Roberts. NY: Grossman Publishers, 1973.
Ginsburg, Herbert, and Opper, Sylvia, Piaget's Theory of Intellectual Development: An Introduction. Prentice-Hall, 1969. (HR, N7)
Kohnstamm, G.A. "An Evaluation of Part of Piaget's Theory." Acta Psycholgica, 1963, 21, 313-356. [S=Kessel, 58]
Mehler, J. & Bever, T.G. "Reply to Piaget." Science, 1968, 162, 979-981. [S=Kessel, 58]
Phillips, John L. The Origins of Intellect: Piaget's Theory. San Fancisco: W.H. Fresman and Co., 1976. (S=The Wrriter's Mind, 24.)
Spencer, Ann. Understanding Piaget. rev. ed. NY: Harper & Row, 1980. (S=The Writer's Mind, 143.)
Ravitch, Diane. "Education with Accountability, " (charter schools), Forbes, March 10, 1997. [S=Gross, Conspiracy, 271]
Regnier, Paul. "The Illusion of Technique and the Intellectual Life of Schools." Phi Delta Kappan. September 1994. [S=Gross, Conspiracy, 261]
Rickover, Admiral H.G. Swiss Schools and Ours: Why Theirs Are Better. NY: Little, Brown. 1962. [R, N7]
Rousseau, J.J. Emile. trans. Barbara Foxley. NY: Dutton, 1969. [R, N7]
Saltz, Eli. The Cognitive Bases of Human Learning. Homewood. Ill.: The Dorses Press, 1971. (S=The Writer's Mind, 23.)
Schank, Roger C. and R. Abelson. Scripts, Plans, Goals, and Understanding. Hillsdale, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1977. (S=CCC, Feb84, 42)
Shanker, Albert. "Quality Assurance: What Must Be Done to Strengthen the Teaching Profession," Phi Delta Kappan, November 1996. [S=Gross, Conspiracy, 274]
Silberman, Charles E. Crisis in the Classroom: The Remaking of American Education. NY: Random House, 1970. [R, N7]
Skinner, B.F. Verbal Behavior. NY: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1957.
Smith, Frank. Insult to Intelligence: The Bureaucratic Invasion of Our Classrooms. NY: Arbor House. 1986. [R, N7]
Smith, Mortimer. And Madly Teach: A Layman Looks at Public School Education. Chicago: Henry Regnery Co., 1949. [R, N7]
Snow, C.P. The Two Cultures; and A Second Look. Mentor, 1963. [R, N7]
Sowell, Thomas. Education: Assumption Versus History. Stanford University: Hoover Institution Press, 1986. [S=Gross, Conspiracy, 261]
_____. Inside American Education: The Decline, the Deception, the Dogmas. NY: Free Press, 1993. [Notes & Quotes]
_____ . Knowledge and Decisions. NY: Basic Books, 1996. [S=Gross, Conspiracy, 261]
Spence, K.W., and Spence, J.T., eds. The Psychology of Learning and Motivation NY: Academic Press. Vol 1, 1967; Vol.2, 1968. (S=Hill, 237)
Spielberger, C.D., and DeNike, L.D. "Descriptive Behaviorism versus cognitive Theory in Verbal Operant Conditioning" in Psychol. Rev., 1966, 73, 306-326. (S=Hill, 235)
Sykes, Charles J. Dumbing Down Our Kids: Why America's Children Feel Good About Themselves but Can't Read, Write, or Add. NY: St. Martin's Press, 1995. [R, N7 - a very important book for anyone concerned with the state of education Notes & Quotes]
_____. A Nation of Victims: The Decay of the American Character. NY: St. Martin's Press, 1992. [Notes & Quotes]
_____ . ProfScam: Professors and the Demise of Higher Education.
Washington, D.C. Regnery Gateway. 1988. [R, N7 -
a very important book for anyone concerned with the state of higher education]
Thorndike, E.L. The Psychology of Learning. NY: Teachers College, 1913.
Tolman, E.C. Purposive Behavior in Animals and Men. NY: D. Appleton-Century,
_____ Drives Toward War. NY: D. Appleton-Century, 1942.
_____ "There is More than One Kind of Learning." Psychol. Rev., 1949, 56, 144-155. (S=Hill, 236)
_____ Ritchie, B.F., and Kalish, D. "Studies in spatial learning. I. Orientation and the short-cut." Journal of Experimental Psychology, 1946, 36, 13-24. (S=Hill, 236)
Tulving, Endel and Wayne Donaldson, ed. Organization of Memory. NY: Academic Press, 1972. (S=CCC, Feb 84, 42.)
Underwood, B.J. "Interference and Forgetting." Psychol. Rev., 1957, 64, 49-60.
_____. Thought and Language. Trans. Eugenia Hanfmann and Gertrude Vakar. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1962. [R, N7 -- another very important book]
Walter, W.G. The Living Brain. NY: Norton, 1953.
Watson, J.B. Behaviorism. 2nd ed. Chicago:U of Chicago P, 1930.
Weinberg, Carl. Education Is a Shuck: How the Educational System Is Failing our Children. NY: William Morrow & Co., 1975. [R, N7]
Wertheimer, M. Productive Thinking. NY: Harper, 1945.
Whimbey, Arthur, Mary H. Johnson, Eugene Williams, Sr., and Myra J. Linden. Blueprint for Educational Change: Improving Reasoning, Literacies, and Science Achievement with Cooperative Learning. EBSCO Curriculum Materials, Box 486, Birmingham, AL 35201 (800) 633-8623 (1993).
_____, Eugene Williams, Sr., and Myra J. Linden. Keys to Quick Writing Skills: Sentence Combining and Text Reconstruction, EBSCO Curriculum Materials, Box 486, Birmingham, AL 35201 (800) 633-8623 (1993).
[Although we have never met, Art Whimbey and I have corresponded for many years. I admire his work, a longer list of which can be found at my Rose Parisella site. Additional information about his work can be found at the Institute for TRAC Research.]Whitehead, Alfred North. The Aims of Education and Other Essays. NY: Free Press, 1957  [H, R, N7]
Woodworth, R.S. Contemporary Schools of Psychology. Rev. ed.
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