John Dewey on Education: Theory & Philosophy


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What is continuity, according to John Dewey?

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1. What is progressive education?

2. What is experiential education?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Effective approaches to education have been regularly evolving since educational instruction became a formal field of study and this quiz and worksheet will help you to understand the John Dewey's approach to education. The assessment covers topics such as types of education theories and how they work.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on the following:

  • Types of education
  • Continuity of experience
  • Traditional vs. progressive education
  • Dewey's reputation & legacy

Skills Practiced

These resources will assess your skills of:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about education and John Dewey
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as continuity and interaction
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as traditional and progressive education

Additional Learning

To entirely grasp the material concerning John Dewey's Theories, be sure to take a look at the associated lesson called John Dewey on Education: Theory & Philosophy. This lesson will focus on the following objectives:

  • Identify theories by name
  • Distinguish progressive & traditional education
  • Define pragmatism and instrumentalism
  • Know a history of education in the U.S.
  • Understand the concept of continuity of experience