2015-16 Westphalia Press Catalog - Page 29

Education Misunderstood Children by Elizabeth Harrison, Introduction by Wallace Elizabeth Harrison considered her books to be an essential way of reaching the public with her message of the importance of early childhood education. She believed that children had a great deal to teach adults and this volume is perhaps the clearest affirmation of that philosophy. Why Kindergarten Matters: Elizabeth Harrison’s A Study of Child Nature Elizabeth Harrison (1849-1927) founded the National Louis University in Chicago, originally meeting in the Art Institute. She was a friend of Maria Montessori, with whom she spent time in Rome in 1912-13, and of Jane Addams, the Nobel Peace Prize winner and social reformer, and a cofounder of the National Parent Teachers Association (the PTA). The Idea of the Digital University: Ancient Traditions, Disruptive Technologies and the Battle for the Soul of Higher Education by Frank McClusky & Melanie Winter The university must come to grips with the way the digital revolution has changed the acquisition, storage and