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- DescriptionIn 1896, John Dewey established the Laboratory School at the University of Chicago - an experimental school designed to test his ideas in the reality of classroom practice. Through a collective portrait of four of the school's teachers Women Educators in the Progressive Era examines the struggles and satisfactions of teaching at this invative school, and situates the school community in the context of Progressive Era experimental impulses in Chicago and the nation. This book reassesses the implications of Dewey's ideas for current efforts to improve schools, as it explores how the Laboratory School teachers participated in inquiry designed to advance educational thought and practice.
- Author BiographyAnne Durst is Assistant Professor of Education at the University of Wisconsin, Whitewater, USA.
- Author(s)Anne Durst
- PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
- Date of Publication18/08/2010
- SubjectEducation & Teaching
- Place of PublicationBasingstoke
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- First Published2010
- ImprintPalgrave Macmillan
- Content Note4 black & white illustrations, biography
- Weight359 g
- Width140 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine13 mm
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