Paradoxes & Praxis: The 21st Century Imperative for Educational Foundations

Stephen J. Thornton

Stephen J. Thornton was born in Australia where he received undergraduate and graduate degrees in history from the University of Newcastle. He taught history, social science, and English to grades 7-12 in a Bathurst, Australia boarding school. At the same time he was a resident assistant housemaster and completed a graduate diploma of education at nearby Mitchell College. He received his M. A. and Ph. D. in the School of Education's Curriculum and Teacher Education program, specializing in social studies, at Stanford University. His doctoral dissertation, Curriculum Consonance in United States History Classrooms, received the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development's award as the outstanding American dissertation of the year in curriculum. Leaving California for the east coast, he accepted a faculty position at the University of Delaware. Five years later, in 1990, he joined the faculty of Teachers College.


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