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Unformatted text preview: 1 John Dewey My Pedagogic Creed 2 Pedagogy Pedagogy: the art and science of teaching. Pedagogic, adj. Pedagogical, adj. Pedagogue, n., a teacher or educationist 3 What is education? A psychological & sociological process. The individual participates in the social consciousness (what the society thinks collectively) of the race. The process begins at birth. The process shapes the individuals powers, saturates his consciousness, forms his habits, trains his ideas, and arouses his feelings and emotions. (Psychological & sociological . Please note that Dewey did not say preparing the child for a job! Growth is the word.) 4 What is education? Contd The individual gradually comes to share in the intellectual & moral resources that humanity has accumulated. [An example of intellectual resource? Moral resource?] The individual inherits the capital of civilization....
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