Saturday, June 09, 2012

Tracing the roots of "progressive education" back to European ideals of totalitarianism

One of the most dangerous aspects of progressivism is the stranglehold they have upon the educational system. None of the ideas they have are new, some may be modern spins on old ideals, but these ultimately go back a long, long way. John Dewey is very well known as the father of modern education, but Dewey himself cites Mann as the "patron saint of progressive education". This makes Mann an important figure to be readily knowledgable about, as well as the roots of his beliefs.continue here

Related reading:Zach. Montgomery in 1886. Read his complete work HERE.

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