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of appropriate educational methods and ma-. terials, is required by the attempt to
give new direction to the work of the schools. The process is a slow and arduous
one. It is a matter of growth, and there are many obstacles which tend to ...
The objection made is that growth might take many different directions: a man, for
example, who starts out on a career of burglary may grow in that direction, and by
practice may grow into a highly expert burglar. Hence it is argued that “growth” ...
cannot be doubted. But from the standpoint of growth as education and education
as growth the question is whether growth in this direction promotes or retards
growth in general. Does this form of growth create conditions for further growth, ...
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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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