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When he learns to read, he similarly opens up a new environment. If a person
decides to become a teacher, lawyer, physician, or stockbroker, when he
executes his intention he thereby necessarily determines to some extent the
The environment, in other words, is whatever conditions interact with personal
needs, desires, purposes, and capacities to create the experience which is had.
Even when a person builds a castle in the air he is interacting with the objects ...
The trouble with traditional education was not that educators took upon
themselves the responsibility for providing an environment. The trouble was that
they did not consider the other factor in creating an experience; namely, the
powers 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
Traditional vs Progressive Education
Criteria of Experience
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