Noddings, Nel, Critical Lessons: What Our Schools Should Teach. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006.


Nel Noddings


Identifies and argures for critical thinking topics of an existential nature that might be covered in the curriculum; includes self-understanding, facing war, home and parenting, relating to animals and nature, advertising and propaganda, making a living, gender, and religion.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Content Selection and Organization, Critical Thinking, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Secondary School Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum


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