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The School and Society and The Child and the Curriculum

An Expanded Edition with a "lost Essay" by John Dewey and a new Introduction by Philip W. Jackson
This edition brings Dewey’s educational theory into sharp focus, framing his two classic works by frank assessments, past and present, of the practical applications of Dewey’s ideas. In addition to a substantial introduction in which Philip W. Jackson explains why more of Dewey’s ideas haven’t been put into practice, this edition restores a "lost" chapter, dropped from the book by Dewey in 1915.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
New Introduction by Philip W. Jackson and a Note on the Publishing History of the Text and on This Edition
The School and Society
I. The School and Social Progress
II. The School and the Life of the Child
III. Waste in Education
IV. The Psychology of Elementary Education
V. Froebel’s Educational Principles
VI. The Psychology of Occupations
VII. The Development of Attention
VIII. The Aim of History in Elementary Education
Postscript: Three Years of the University Elementary School
The Child and the Curriculum

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