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The gap is so great that the required subject-matter, the methods of learning and
of behaving are foreign to the existing capacities of the young. They are beyond
the reach of the experience the young learners already possess. Consequently ...
It is contrary to the laws of experience that learning of this kind, no matter how
thoroughly engrained at the time, should give genuine preparation. - Nor does
failure in preparation end at this point. Perhaps the greatest of all pedagogical ...
It is a ground for legitimate criticism, however, when the ongoing movement of
progressive education fails to recognize that the problem of selection and
organization of subject-matter for study and learning is fundamental.
Improvisation that ...
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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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