Readings on the school in society
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Readings on the school in society by Patricia Cayo Sexton

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English


  • Schools -- Social aspects.

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Edition Notes

StatementPatricia Cayo Sexton.
SeriesPrentice-Hall readings in modern sociology series
The Physical Object
Paginationix,272p. ;
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18562868M

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  Originally published in , The School and Society began as a series of lectures given to parents, professionals, and others at the University Elementary School. In this short volume, Dewey discusses the way in which education is fundamentally tied to Cited by: Society, Schools, and Culture Free Printable American History Reading with Questions for Grades - American History Readings A significant factor deterring the emergence of a powerful aristocratic or gentry class in the colonies was the ability of anyone in an established colony to find a new home on the frontier. The present edition includes some slight verbal revisions of the three lectures constituting the first portion of the book. The latter portion is included for the first time, containing material borrowed, with some changes, from the author's contributions to the Elementary School . This book, The School and Society, written by John Dewey discusses how schools should be incorporated into a part of society. In a highly industrialized society, Dewey argues that what is taught in school should be highly related to their lives and experiences/5.

The School and Society is similar to Mead's Mind Self and Society. The text is based on stenographic notes of lectures, prepared for publication by colleagues, in the absence of the author. Mead was very involved in the school program, enrolling his son Henry as a student, and serving as president of the Parents' Association. School and Society Chapter 2: The School and the Life of the Child Table of Contents | Next | Previous. Last week I tried to put before you the relationship between the school and the larger life of the community, and the necessity for certain changes in the methods and materials of school work, that it might be better adapted to present social needs.   Dewey, John, Publication date. University of Chicago. University Elementary School, Education. Chicago, Ill., The University of Chicago press. Digitizing sponsor. University of California Libraries. The school and social progressThe school and the life of the childWaste in educationThe psychology of elementary education Pages: The School and Society: Being Three Lectures () was John Dewey's first published work of length on education. A highly influential publication in its own right, [2] [3] it would also lay the foundation for his later work.

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