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But neither the relation nor grasp of its meaning is foreign to the experience of
even the young child . When a child two or three years of age learns not to
approach a flame too closely and yet to draw near enough a stove to get its
warmth he is ...
ences of the young are filled with cases of the means - consequence relation .
There is not a meal cooked nor a source of illumination employed that does not
exemplify this relation . The trouble with education is not the absence of
situations in ...
But the principle of organization of activity in terms of some perception of the
relation of consequences to means applies even with the very young . Otherwise
an activity ceases to be educative because it is blind . With increased maturity ,
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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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