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Failure to take into account adaptation to the needs and capacities of individuals
was the source of the idea that certain subjects and certain methods are
intrinsically cultural or intrinsically good for mental discipline. There is no such
thing as ...
But it also represents a failure in education, a failure to learn one of the most
important lessons of life, that of mutual accommodation and adaptation.
Education is going on in a one-sided way, for attitudes and habits are in process
of formation ...
Failure to give constant attention to development of the intellectual content of
experiences and to obtain ever-increasing organization of facts and ideas may in
the end merely strengthen the tendency toward a reactionary return to intellectual
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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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