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The gap is so great that the required subject-matter, the methods of learning and
of behaving are foreign to the existing capacities of the young. They are beyond
the reach of the experience the young learners already possess. Consequently ...
ment of the young. Again, very well. Recognition of this serious defect sets a
problem. Just what is the role of the teacher and of books in promoting the
educational development of the immature? Admit that traditional education
employed as ...
the young. 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 ...
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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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