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John Dewey's Theory of Progressivism

The Ideas and Philosophies of John Dewey

Yolanda Reilly

on 14 September 2012

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Transcript of John Dewey's Theory of Progressivism

What is Progressivism? What does it entail? Educating the "whole" child Collaborative/Cooperative learning projects Examples of Progressivism in the Classroom Hands on projects Multiple forms of assessment Development of social skills De-emphasis on textbooks Critical thinking assignments (Blooms Taxonomy) What does it do for education? Creates a more child friendly education
Alternative to "test-oriented" education Resources http://education101intrototeaching.pbworks.com/w/page/10077081/Theories%20of%20Education%3A%20%20Progressivism
Dewey, J. My Pedagogical Creed
Dewey, J. Experience and Education. New York: Touchstone, 1938.
Gehring, J. “Students’ Voiced Chime Into Improve Schools,” Education Week, Volume XIII, Number 36 (2004) p.1, 12.
Dewey, J. the Child and the Curriculum. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1902.
Democracy and Education: an introduction to the philosophy of education. (NY: Free Press, 1916)
Democracy and Education: New York: Macmillan Company, 1924.
Experience and Nature. Chicago: Open court Pub. Co., 1958.
Logic: The Theory of Inquiry: New York. Holt Rhinehart & Winston, 1. John Dewey's Theory of Progressivism A pedigogical movement that began in the 19th century, that is based on the emphasis of service learning and community service in the classroom. Problem Solving Approaches Experimental Focus Promotes independence and creativity
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