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Getting it wrong from the beginning : our progressivist inheritance from Herbert Spencer, John Dewey, and Jean Piaget

Author: Kieran Egan
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Kieran Egan is professor of education at Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Herbert Spencer; John Dewey; Jean Piaget; John Dewey; Jean Piaget; Herbert Spencer; John Dewey; Jean Piaget; John Dewey; Jean Piaget; Herbert Spencer; John Dewey; Herbert Spencer; Jean Piaget
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kieran Egan
ISBN: 0300094337 9780300094336 030010510X 9780300105100
OCLC Number: 48662311
Description: x, 204 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The strange case of Herbert Spencer --
Learning according to nature's plan --
Development, progress, and the biologized mind --
The useful curriculum --
Research has shown that.
Responsibility: Kieran Egan.

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One of the most highly regarded educational theorists explains that the ideas upon which American public education was founded, and which continue to dominate educational thinking, are wrong.  Read more...

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