EDU110

Existentialism
students pick their own goals
student centered
help students find meaning and direction
look within to find truth
Neill, Maxine Greene
SUDBURY VALLEY, MASS.
Perennial
St. John’s College, MD.
3 R’s
Teacher oriented
seek truth for themselves
Hutchins, Adler
Great books, ideas, concepts
Essentialism
Rancho Elementary, CA.
Core curriculum
Teacher-oriented
Bagley, Hirsch, Bennett
Traditional virtues
Social reconstructionism
Learning around a cause
student-centered
George counts (doing something that counts)
Paulo Freire – praxis
Progressivism
John Dewey
Real-world experiences
children in groups, talking freely
Laboratory School, Chicago

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