Progressivism: Overview & Practical Teaching Examples

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Progressivism supports the idea that students _____.

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1. The concept of focusing on _____ emphasizes teaching students to be good citizens as well as good learners.

2. To review the module lesson, Martina directs her students to pair up and quiz each other on what they've learned. This is an example of:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Try out this quiz/worksheet combo to see how well you understand the idea of progressivism in teaching and what it entails. You'll primarily be asked to identify terminology related to this idea, based on a given description or definition.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will assess you on the following information:

  • The idea that one learns through one's own experiences
  • What it's called when students are taught to be both good learners and good citizens
  • The term for having students' questions guide the curriculum
  • What the set of procedures for finding answers via experimentation is called
  • Who made significant contributions to progressivism

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as progressivism
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on progressivism in teaching
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about important contributors to progressivism

Additional Learning

To learn more about the teaching method that revolves around students' needs, review the corresponding lesson titled Progressivism: Overview & Practical Teaching Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand how to apply progressivism to the classroom
  • Review the focus of progressive education
  • Explore the progressive view that the classroom is a community
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