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Where the traditional school relied upon subjects or the cultural heritage for its
content , the “ new ” school has exalted the learner's impulse and interest and the
current problems of a changing society . Neither of these sets of values is ...
... matter that was selected and arranged on the basis of the judgment of adults
as to what would be useful for the young sometime in the future , the material to
be learned was settled upon outside the present life - experience of the learner .
Failure to utilize the situations so as to lead the learner on to grasp the relation in
the given cases of experience is , however , only too common . The logician gives
the names " analysis and synthesis ” to the operations by which means are ...
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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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