Progressivism. By: Britany Copeland. What is Progressivism?. Progressive means “making use of or interested in new ideas, findings, or opportunities “An educational theory marked by emphasis on the individual child, informality of classroom procedure, and encouragement of self-expression”.
By: Britany Copeland
Curriculum is centered around students
Teacher engages students so that they develop ideas on their own
Teacher is a facilitator of knowledge
Students learn from each other
Students work together in cooperative groups
Role of student is to develop deep understandings through their own findings