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Kopaliani, Bella; Harnisch, Delwyn L.; Doliashvili, Nana; Guetterman, Timothy C. – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2013
Despite differences among progressive educators, they share the conviction that democracy means active participation by all citizens in the social, political, and economic decisions of their countries. The aim of this paper is to explore how Georgia is meeting goals and perspectives of progressive education by widely implementing civic education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Progressive Education, Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education
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Hyslop-Margison, Emery J.; Richardson, Theresa – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2005
In this paper, we examine the current siege on progressivism in light of these dual tendencies from both an historical and contemporary perspective. We defend the democratic objectives of progressive education from various contemporary attacks that view student-centered learning as academically inefficacious. With the assistance of Dewey's…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Humanism, Democracy, Citizenship Education