John Dewey: A Look at His Contributions to Curriculum




This article provides a thorough analysis of John Dewey and his theory experimentalism. John Dewey was a leader in education and philosophy of his time. Still today his ideologies have a place in educational curriculums across the globe. John Dewey believed that students learn from human experiences. Furthermore, Dewey believed that student experiences shape the future decisions that a learner engages in. Although Dewey’s work faced scrutiny, Dewey’s thoughts are still relevant in education reform today. This article resurfaces the need for whole child research considerations and inclusive learner experiences like Dewey’s work many years ago when making educational decision and building curriculum that meet the needs of individuals to promote a positive global change.


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How to Cite

Holt, L. (2020) “John Dewey: A Look at His Contributions to Curriculum”, Academicus International Scientific Journal. Vlora, Albania, 11(21), pp. 142–150. doi: 10.7336/academicus.2020.21.12.