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John Dewey and American Education


by John L. Childs 1959

Education, for John Dewey, was neither a luxury nor a mere adornment; it was rather a life necessity. It is through education, he perceived, that each child achieves his distinctively human attributes, and it is also through education that a society perpetuates and deliberately modifies its ways of living. Thus intentional education turns the human enterprise into a moral enterprise, and the educational task of organizing and communicating experience should be regarded as a fundamental human responsibility.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 61 Number 3, 1959, p. 128-133
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 3390, Date Accessed: 10/23/2017 5:45:42 AM

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