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Progressive Education in the 1940s

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Added on Apr 12, 2008

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Remember when America lead the world in education? This video presents a 1940s positive view of progressive education although it begins with a parent complaining that children are not learning the fundamentals. Various educators are seen including famed John Dewey. One skeptic asserts that ideas similar to progressive education caused a collapse of the ancient Greek civilization. Current debates about educational techniques in many respects seem similar to what was occurring in the 1940s.

Channels: 1940s   Educational  

Tags: progressive  education  learning  fun  1940s  John-Dewey 

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