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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 ...
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 EX PERIENCE
CRITERIA OF EXPERIENCE
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