The authors also raise different concepts on the characteristics of a good teacher. While Addams is of the opinion that being well- informed is the primary and most important trait in a good teacher, Count feels that courage, vision and intelligence are paramount.
The authors feel that though the student is often neglected in the formulation of a curriculum, their ideas and feelings should be incorporated and should be based on the teacher’s opinion as they get to have a one-on-one interaction and are therefore best suited to convey the students wishes since it is a practical impossibility to get the student’s views directly.
The authors also appreciate the many roles that education has on the life of the learner. In Addams’ view, education should instill in the child a culture that is universally acceptable and also instill family values in them in addition to leading them to their future careers. If curricula are well formulated, then Addams ideals can become a ...Show more