Australasia's Biggest Online Store

We won't be beaten by anyone. Guaranteed

Each One Must Shine
By

Rating

Product Description
Product Details

About the Author

Alan Cockerill is an Australian school teacher and an adjunct research fellow at Monash University. He received his Ph.D. for a study of Sukhomlinsky at the University of Queensland, where he taught Russian language from 1994 to 1996. He has also translated a new edition of Sukhomlinsky's most famous work, My Heart I Give to Children, and published articles on Sukhomlinsky in refereed journals.

Reviews

Alan Cockerill's book on Ukrainian educator, Vasily Sukhomlinsky, is a must read for any teacher interested in the humanist tradition in education. Dr. Cockerill offers a multi-faceted look at this educator and his philosophy. He provides critical biographical information as well as an insightful historical perspective to enable the reader to gain a better grasp of this outstanding educator. Dr. Cockerill portrays Sukhomlinsky as a teacher, who understood the complexities and variables in the educational process; Sukhomlinsky was a major innovator in recognizing the role of neuroscience, health, field trips, parental guidance, and working together in each child's development. Dr. Cockerill's book is a major contribution to international education, and brings to light the teachings of a unique educator. I cannot recommend this book too highly. Robert M. Weiss, translator of an adapted version of Sukhomlinsky's I Give my Heart to Children.

This book is a revelation to all those of us who saw the communist period in Russia as all about the repression of political freedom and independent thought. It shows that there were progressive thinkers who were more idealistic and willing to take action to model a different way of educating children.
Sukhomlinsky is brought to life by Alan Cockerill who has produced a very readable but thorough study of this neglected progressive educator from Russia. He writes about the importance of an education based on positive values including the idea of service to the community.

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Each One Must Shine: The Educational Legacy of V.A. Sukhomlinsky on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top