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Rationality in Education

by John Dewey 1936

Present education is disordered and confused. The problem as to the direction in which we shall seek for order and clarity is the most important question facing education and educators today. Teachers and administrators are not given to asking what the nature of knowledge is, as distinct from the subject-matter that is taken to be known, nor by what methods knowledge is genuinely attained-as distinct from the methods by which the facts and ideas that are taken to be known shall be taught and learned.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 1 Number 1, 1936, p. 71-73
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 13410, Date Accessed: 7/18/2018 10:49:45 AM

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