Sociologist who advocated the school teach secular values not associated with any religion. While the
priest is leaving the civil service, the schoolmaster is coming in
The father of American Education
EDUC 200 STUDY GUIDE for J. Spring Text, Chapter 2 SOCIAL GOALS OF SCHOOLS
1. Name the five major social goals of American public schools.
2. Explain Deweys concept of school as a social center.
3. How were social concerns integrated into schools between
EDUC 200 STUDY GUIDE for J. Spring Text, Chapter 1 POLITICAL GOALS OF
NOTE: Spring uses many examples in his writing. Do not focus on the details of the examples.
Concentrate on the big concepts the examples are demonstrating.
1. Contrast between
Dewey, Chapter 2
THE NEED FOR A THEORY OF EXPERIENCE
departure from the old solves no
problems (p. 25).
WHAT DEWEY IS SAYING
Dewey expresses concern that progressive schools may be rejecting
the values of traditional education without re
Dewey Chapter 1
TRADITIONAL VS. PROGRESSIVE EDUCATION
Mankind tends to categorize things as dichotomies or opposites. For example, educational
philosophy has been characterized as a contrast between
Traditional Education - external pressures (