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[Xmca-l] Re: Mystery progressive educator?

And, in 1896, http://www.gutenberg.org/files/20513/20513-h/20513-h.htm

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Subject: [Xmca-l] Re: Mystery progressive educator?

http://archive.org/stream/teachingoforalen00bolerich/teachingoforalen00bolerich_djvu.txt includes the quote as its framing perspective, so it must have impressed a few people. Note that the book is from 1914, the year before Vygotsky began his work on The Psychology of Art.

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Subject: [Xmca-l] Mystery progressive educator?

Ran across the following interesting statement by accident and was surprised a little at the authorship. I thought others might be interested in it as well. I'll leave off authorship because part of what I found interesting was in figuring out who it was.


Children should be led to make their own investigations, and to draw this won inferences. They should to *told* as little as possible, and indeed to *discover *as much as possible. Humanity has progressed solely by self-instruction;