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When the implied criticism is made explicit it reads somewhat as follows: The
traditional scheme is, in essence, one of imposition from above and from outside.
It imposes adult standards, subject-matter, and methods upon those who are only
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 ...
Now, of course, it is quite possible to have preparatory planning by the teacher
done in such a rigid and intellectually inflexible fashion that it does result in adult
imposition, which is none the less external because executed with tact and the ...
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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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