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The Social Group in Education

by F. Stuart Chapin 1936

John Dewey's famous declaration that "school is life and not just preparation for life" has so appealed to the imaginations of educational leaders as an epitomized statement of their strivings that it has become one of the best known and most widely accepted principles of educational philosophy. With increasing realization of the ever-widening gap between formal education and the world of actual and potential experience beyond the confines of the school building, educators have sought new methods and materials to supersede traditional educational procedures.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 35, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 37 Number 9, 1936, p. 57-79
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 20609, Date Accessed: 7/21/2018 3:54:21 AM

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