Psychology and schooling: the impact of Susan Isaacs and Jean Piaget on 1960s science education reform

@article{Hall2000PsychologyAS,
  title={Psychology and schooling: the impact of Susan Isaacs and Jean Piaget on 1960s science education reform},
  author={J. Storrs Hall},
  journal={History of Education},
  year={2000},
  volume={29},
  pages={153 - 170}
}
  • J. S. Hall
  • Published 1 March 2000
  • Education
  • History of Education
Piaget's fundamental psychology of mental growth not merely supports [activity] methods, but decisively demands them. A radical activity approach over virtually the whole front of education is in fact now shown to be the only one that makes psychological sensemdash; at least for all the primary period, and even well into the secondary. (Nathan Isaacs [1965] Piaget: Some Answers to Teachers' Questions). The importance of Piaget's description of thought as internalized action lies in driving home… 
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