Democracy and Education Chapter 1
Education as Necessity of Life
The first chapter of Democracy and Education introduces the philosophy of education and how it
relates to people and their need for learning. There are three significant ideas which are focu
Democracy and Education Chapter 4
Though adulthood is seen as the endpoint of growth for children, adults
would object to the inference that adulthood is the end of all growth.
Children are seen as dependent, a word with negative connotations.
Democracy and Education Chapter 12
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Thinking in Education
1. The essentials of Method
The school experience should teach students to develop their ability to think. Thinking is the
basis for learning. The method of thin
Play and Work in the Curriculum (Chapter 15)
1.The Place of Active Occupations in Education
An increased interest in child psychology, the school reform movement, and the being in the
schoolroom, has changed the curriculum so that it begins with t
Democracy and Education Chapter 13
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Summary: The Nature of Method
In Chapter 13, Dewey explores the nature of method by separating his analysis into three different
1. The Unity of Subject Matter and Method
Democracy and Education Chapter 7
Summary:In this chapter Dewey explores the social and democratic idea of education. Since
education is a social process, there must be a defined social idea and agenda that is common.
This mode of social life must have w
Democracy and Education Chapter 9
Summary: The aim of education depends on the context of ones surroundings, as they exist at a given
time. According to Rousseau, nature plays a primary role in the process and development of education,
education, we recei
Transport from environment of relatively chance activities but one with activities selected with reference
to guidance (summary)
Children actively pursue purposes and learn about environment from that, not passive, and discover
Democracy of Education Study Guide
1. Life renews itself by transforming environment for its advantage.
-According to Dewy life covers customs, institutions, beliefs, victories and defeats recreations and occupations.
(Included in Environment)