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Unless ex- ! perience is so conceived that the result is a plan for deciding upon
subject - matter , upon methods of instruction and discipline , and upon material
equipment and social organization of the school , it is wholly in the air .
the consequences of observed conditions will be unless we go over past
experiences in our mind , unless we reflect upon them and by seeing what is
similar in them to those now present , go on to form a judgment of what may be
expected in ...
Unless I am mistaken , this point is definitely relevant to the conduct of
progressive schools . Overemphasis upon activity as an end , a - tivity instead of
upon intelligent activity , leads to identification of freedom with immediate
execution of ...
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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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THE NEED OF A THEORY OF EX PERIENCE
CRITERIA OF EXPERIENCE
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