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“The Land of Make Believe” podcast

(Aired February 1, 2001)

Description: Act I of this podcast is particularly relevant to Dewey and discussions of progressive education. This act tells the story of how a father helped his 12 children build a ship in their backyard and proceed to structure a large part of the family’s life around role playing on the ship. A good example of the relationship between interest and discipline (in Democracy and Education) and social control (Experience and Education).

Topics/Themes: Progressive education