permissive - Ashley Vaughan EDI 14 Dr. DeFalco 1. The main...

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Ashley Vaughan EDI 14 Dr. DeFalco 1. The main difference between Spencer and Weiner are their views on Progressive education. Spencer is against progressive learning. Spencer blames progressive education for her District 2 children’s minimum reading standards. Weiner is for progressive learning. Weiner believes that progressivism stimulates learning. 2. The progressive movement began as a response to the demands being placed upon the rapidly expanding public schools. The rigid structure of traditional schools at that time required children to learn content distant from their lived experiences. Progressive thinkers believed that learning should be based on “experiential education.” 3. Dewey’s problem with the phrase “child centered” is that it does emphasize the interests and needs of the child, but varies in the degree to which the teacher initiated curriculum, logically organized subject matter and learning from experience. 4. The Chicago Laboratory School was founded on the premise
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course EDU 14 taught by Professor Defalco during the Spring '08 term at Long Island U..

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