School and Society and the Child and the Curriculum

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These two influential books represent the earliest authoritative statement of Dewey's revolutionary emphasis on education as an experimental, child-centered process. He declares that we must make schools an embryonic community life and stresses the importance of the curriculum as a means of determining the environment of the child.
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Overview

These two influential books represent the earliest authoritative statement of Dewey's revolutionary emphasis on education as an experimental, child-centered process. He declares that we must make schools an embryonic community life and stresses the importance of the curriculum as a means of determining the environment of the child.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781607960560
  • Publisher: Beta Nu Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/28/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
New Introduction and a Note on the Publishing History of the Text and on This Edition
The School and Society
I The School and Social Progress 6
II The School and the Life of the Child 30
III Waste in Education 63
IV The Psychology of Elementary Education 95
V Froebel's Educational Principles 116
VI The Psychology of Occupations 132
VII The Development of Attention 139
VIII The Aim of History in Elementary Education 150
Postscript: Three Years of the University Elementary School 161
The Child and the Curriculum 179
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