From the particular to the general, the continuous to the discontinuous: progressive education revisited

  title={From the particular to the general, the continuous to the discontinuous: progressive education revisited},
  author={Kevin J. Brehony},
  journal={History of Education},
  pages={413 - 432}
Until relatively recently, writing on `progressive education’ has tended to gravitate to one of the following genres. First, descriptive historical accounts of an empirical kind. A second genre consists of attempts to evaluate the e€ ectiveness of progressive approaches to pedagogy. A third genre has been constituted by writing that is perhaps best categorized as normative. Writing in this genre is characterized by advocacy and it has attempted to attribute all kinds of e€ ects to progressive… 
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