This anthology presents the reflections of leading educators on such topics as: significant trends in education; influence of technology on education; current problems in education; and the future direction of education. This text presents a significant and timely body of material authored by those most qualified to identify and address important issues. Serves as a major source of information for any person interested in the education of children and as a text for students of education. By including a profile of each contributor, readers can assess the ideas presented in the light of each author's background. Contributors include: Bettye M. Caldwell; Alison Clarke-Stewart; Glen Dixon; Joe L. Frost; John I. Goodlad; Alice Sterling Honig; James L. Hoot; James L. Hymes; Mary Renck Jalongo; Constance Kamii; Lilian G. Katz; Linda Leonard Lamme; Shirley C. Raines; Carol Seefeldt; Albert Shanker; Verl M. Short; Brian Sutton-Smith; Ralph W. Tyler; Barry Wadsworth; Selma Wassermann; David P. Weikart and Burton L. White.