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It imposes adult standards , subject matter , and methods upon those who are
only growing slowly toward maturity . The gap is so great that the required subject
- matter , the methods of learning and of behaving are foreign to the existing ...
Its assumption is , that by acquiring certain skills and by learning certain subjects
which would be needed later ( perhaps in college or perhaps in adult life ) pupils
are as a matter of course made ready for the needs and circumstances of the ...
Usually , a group of youngsters change the rules by which they play only when
the adult group to which they look for models have themselves made a change in
the rules , while the change made by the elders is at least supposed to conduce ...
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The popularity of John Dewey, American pragmatist philosopher and education reformer, has largely waned. But during his 90+ years of life, he was one of the most famous public intellectuals alive ... Read full review
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This was an interesting little book. It would have been very useful to me in my early education courses. Read full review
CHAPTER PAGE 1 TRADITIONAL VS PROGRESSIVE EDUCATION
THE NEED OF A THEORY OF EX PERIENCE
CRITERIA OF EXPERIENCE
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