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Dewey on Education: Selections

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Paperback, 134 pages
Published December 1st 1959 by Teachers College Press (first published 1959)
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Aug 05, 2008 Michael rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: any teacher
This is an incredible collection of some of Dewey's most famous and most important writings. It is hard to believe that, after 100 years, his ideas and teachings are still just as relevant today as they were when he wrote them. I found this book to be a great inspiration for my classroom teaching, and something for me to seriously consider in terms of education policy today.
Jul 17, 2014 Peter rated it it was amazing
Shelves: philosophy, education
I thoroughly enjoyed reading about Dewey's educational philosophy and his experimental school(s). Noam Chomsky went through one of these, and it certainly didn't ruin him in the same way regular schools ruin kids all the time.

What's depressing is that many (most?) of the ideas Dewey put into practice have not made it into the mainstream of education after more than 100 years. I am certainly partially to blame, however I still have the excuse that when I get the kids in college they've already be
Apr 08, 2008 Leah rated it it was ok
Great ideas, terribly written. It's very Dewey
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