John Dewey October 20, 1859 - June 1, 1952

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In History
  • Born

    John Dewey was born in Burlington, Vermont on October 20, 1859.
  • Education

    John Dewey graduated Phi Beta Kappa at the University of Vermont.
  • Education

    John Dewey received his Ph. D. from the School of Arts & Sciences at John Hopkins University.
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    Devloping beliefs

    During this time, John Dewey started to develop his belief in rational empiricism. II would say that this marks the beginning of his contribution to philosophy. John Dewey began to study pragmatic philosophy.
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    Life's Work

    John Dewey was an educator at Columbia University. His life work would be dedicated to education. He argued that learning should focus on the learner and their environment. His progressive education method is still used today. John Dewey help change how education was being taught. Education now uses the hands on approach; learning by doing.
  • How John Dewey effects us today.

    How John Dewey effects us today.
    John Dewey paved the way for our education. He argued that students need to interact of with their environment in order to best learn. You can see evidence of this in every classroom around the globe. You can see posters and images or libraries inside of classrooms.