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The Tact of Teaching: The Meaning of Pedagogical Thoughtfulness. Max Van Manen Max Van Manen

The Tact of Teaching: The Meaning of Pedagogical Thoughtfulness. Max Van Manen

Max Van Manen

Published October 1st 2003
ISBN : 9780920354292
Paperback
240 pages
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In this book, the author offers beginning and veteran teachers an original and inspiring interpretation of the notion of pedagogy, one that searches for its roots in the experience in loco parentis. The author defines pedagogical reflection as theMoreIn this book, the author offers beginning and veteran teachers an original and inspiring interpretation of the notion of pedagogy, one that searches for its roots in the experience in loco parentis. The author defines pedagogical reflection as the endeavor to influence the good effect that teachers may have on children- pedagogical thoughtfulness is the way that educators grow, change, and deepen their sense of self as the result of reflecting on living with children- and pedagogical tactfulness is the increased sensitivity that educators demonstrate as they deal with young people in everyday educational situations.