By Stephen M. Fishman
This is often an exploration of Deweyan pedagogy in a precise school room seeing that reports of Dewey's Laboratory college started on the flip of the century. The authors speak about his academic conception within the context of his ideology and philosophy, and so they research his personal creation to Philosophy type.
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Page 18 Dewey's View of Philosophy: A Reconciliation of Dualisms When I was a young student, one of my early satisfactions was that I could find in all of Dewey's writings his persistent effort to see life problems in terms of reconcilable dualisms. , calls Dewey's "most important" work ("Religion" 253)each chapter of which can be read as a reconciliation of apparently mutually exclusive solutions to classic philosophic dilemmas. Experience and Nature is Dewey's edited version of his Carus Lectures at the University of Chicago in 1925.
Some historians fault the bureaucracies of local school systems and the development of education "specialists," people making curriculum decisions with only a limited understanding of subject matter (Bestor 44). Dewey himself, in his last writing on education, claimed that authoritarianism was still widely prevalent in education, especially in the secondary schools and universities, and he accused the nation's teachers colleges of embracing his theories but giving them only lip service ("Introduction" 132).
To borrow Deweyan terminology, he wants instructors to help students build their own continuities and interactions with the curriculum (Experience and Education ch. 3). Since we cannot hand over ideas like bricks, students will have to develop their ideasand reconstruct themselvesthrough their own struggles with assigned material and one another. It is they, not only Page 21 their teachers, who must supply the energy and care for their learning (Democracy 160; How 36, 147). ) Dewey's Central Educational Strategy: Borrowing from Nonschool Learning Before turning to Dewey's pedagogical principles and the goals he believes they promote, I pause to consider his overall educational strategy.