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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 ...
But neither the relation nor grasp of its meaning is foreign to the experience of
even the young child. When a child two or three years of age learns not to
approach a flame too closely and yet to draw near enough a stove to get its
warmth he is ...
The most elementary experiences of the young are filled with cases of the means
-consequence relation. There is not a meal cooked nor a source of illumination
employed that does not exemplify this relation. The trouble with education is not ...
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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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