Schools Of To-Morrow

Schools Of To-Morrow

by John Dewey, Evelyn Dewey

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Overview

A classic of World War I-era "experimental" education by the Columbia University Professor and philosopher, written in collaboration with his daughter -hailed at its publication in 1915 as "the most significant and informing study of educational conditions that has appeared in twenty years." The final chapter, "Democracy and Education," presaged Dewey's famous book of that name which appeared the following year.
Illustrates (in Dewey's words) "What actually happens when schools start out to put into practice, each in its own way, some of the theories that have been pointed out as the soundest and best since Plato."
A classic work in the history of American education.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781410207258
Publisher: Press Holdings International
Publication date: 07/16/2003
Pages: 372
Sales rank: 604,789
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents


Preface     1
Education as Natural Development     3
An Experiment in Education as Natural Development     13
Four Factors in Natural Growth     27
The Reorganization of the Curriculum     39
Play     63
Freedom and Individuality     79
The Relation of the School to the Community     97
The School as a Social Settlement     119
Industry and Educational Readjustment     133
Education Through Industry     145
Democracy and Education     165

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