John Goodlad, 1920-2014
John Goodlad, influential educational researcher and teacher whose work over the last sixty years has had a major impact on schools and the education of educators, died on November 29 at his home in Seattle. He was 94.
“John Goodlad offered an alternative vision of what schooling should be,” said David Imig, “and inspired generations of teachers, principals, academics, politicians, and policy makers to find ways to make good on that vision.” Imig, for thirty years head of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education and a long-time-colleague, said that Goodlad “was passionate in his beliefs about the role of schools in a free democratic society.” Read More
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Interesting, Timely, Article
"Finding a Common Purpose for Schooling in the United States: in a Democracy...?"
New NNER Journal Article
The October, 2015, NNER Journal article is available now.
Nick Michelli's Presentation on John Goodlad
John I. Goodlad, His Life, The Man, His Contributions, The NNER, and the Future