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Unless experience 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. It is
reduced to a ...
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, instead of upon
intelligent activity, leads to identification of freedom with immediate execution of
impulses and ...
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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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