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Author: John Dewey; Joseph Ratner
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, [©1940]
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Dewey, John, 1859-1952.
Education today.
New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons [©1940]
(OCoLC)647007463
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Dewey; Joseph Ratner
ISBN: 0837125502 9780837125503
OCLC Number: 755361
Notes: Includes index.
"What the best and wisest parent wants for his own child, that must the community want for all its children. Any other ideal for our schools is narrow and unlovely; acted upon it destroys our democracy.--John Dewey."
Description: xix, 373 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: My pedagogic creed --
The primary-education fetich --
The people and the schools --
The place of manual training in the elementary course of study --
Democracy in education --
Religion and our schools --
Our educational ideal in wartime --
Universal service as education --
The schools and social preparedness --
American education and culture --
Nationalizing education --
Experiment in education --
Learning to earn --
Public education on trial --
Education and social direction --
Education as religion --
Education as engineering --
Education as politics --
Mediocrity and individuality --
Individuality, equality and superiority --
Culture and professionalism in education --
The prospects of the liberal college --
The liberal college and its enemies --
The direction of education --
General principles of educational articulation --
How much freedom in new schools? --
The duties and responsibilities of the teaching profession --
Monastery, bargain counter or laboratory in education? --
Political interference in higher education and research --
Education and our present social problems --
The economic situation: a challenge to education --
Why have progressive schools? --
The supreme intellectual obligation --
The need for a philosophy of education --
The teacher and his world --
The teacher and the public --
Youth in a confused world --
Toward a national system of education --
Liberty and social control --
The social significance of academic freedom --
Class struggle and the democratic way --
Rationality in education --
Democracy and educational administration --
Education and social change --
Democracy and education in the world of today.
Responsibility: edited and with a foreword by Joseph Ratner.

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