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Different Class: How Does The School Relate To Society? | Big Ideas Events

Different Class: How Does The School Relate To Society? | Big Ideas Events | Butterflies in my head | Scoop.it
What the best and wisest parent wants for his own child, that must the community want for all of its children. Any other ideal is narrow and unlovely; acted upon it destroys our democracy.
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Advocating education as social reform

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“Man is not logical and his intellectual history is a record of mental reserves and compromises. He hangs on to what he can in his old beliefs even when he is compelled to surrender their logical basis.” John Dewey, 1859 – 1952.

As the 20th century dawned, few philosophers had such influence as John Dewey, whose research in psychology and behavior led him to write extensively about education, particularly on the role teachers and education in shaping children’s social adaptation.

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