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Teachers, Leaders, and Schools: Essays by John Dewey
John Dewey was one of the most prominent philosophers and educational thinkers of the twentieth century, and his influence on modern education continues today. In "Teachers, Leaders, and Schools: Essays by John Dewey, "educators Douglas J. Simpson and Sam F. Stack Jr. have gathered some ofa DeweyOCOs most user-friendly and insightful essays concerning education with the ...more
ebook, 273 pages
Published June 30th 2014 by Southern Illinois University Press
(first published October 27th 2010)
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Dewey's writing style is not easy to read, but once you get used to it his essays really make you think. I am a little discouraged in the fact that many of the struggles in education he wrote about almost 70 years ago are struggles educators still face today.
John Dewey was an American philosopher, psychologist and educational reformer whose ideas have been influential in education and social reform. Dewey, along with Charles Sanders Peirce and William James, is recognized as one of the founders of the philosophy of pragmatism and of functional psychology. He was a major representative of the progressive and progressive populist philosophies of ...moreMore about John Dewey...