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john dewey


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Noun john dewey has 1 sense
  1. Dewey, John Dewey - United States pragmatic philosopher who advocated progressive education (1859-1952)
    --1 is a kind of philosopher; educator, pedagogue

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John Dewey


American philosopher, psychologist, and educational reformer.

Example sentences:

1. John Dewey believed that education should be centered around the needs and interests of the child.

2. Many schools today still draw inspiration from John Dewey's progressive educational theories.

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