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How many students, for example, were rendered callous to ideas, and how many
lost the impetus to learn because of the way in which learning was experienced
by them? How many acquired special skills by means of automatic drill so that ...
But there is no group at any time or place which does not have some code of
manners as, for example, with respect to proper ways of greeting other persons.
The particular form a convention takes has nothing fixed and absolute about it.
That this change is possible without departing from the organic connection of
education with experience is shown by the fact that this change takes place
outside of the school and apart from formal education. The infant, for example,
beo gins ...
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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
THE NEED OF A THEORY OF
CRITERIA OF EXPERIENCE
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