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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 ...
I should even be willing to say that upon the whole children are more sensitive to
the signs and symptoms of this difference than are adults. Children learn the
difference when playing with one another. They are willing, often too willing if ...
Neither the ideas, nor the activities, nor the observations, nor the organization are
the same for a person six years old as they are for one twelve or eighteen years
old, to say nothing of the adult scientist. But at every level there is an expanding ...
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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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