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Progressive Education

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An educational movement beginning in the last two decades of the 19th century that based its protest against formalism on the philosophy of John Dewey -- basic tenets are commitment to democratic ideals, creative and purposeful activity, receptivity to student needs, and interaction with the community
Category: Educational Process: Classroom Perspectives
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Added to ERIC: 7/1/1966