Progressive education was originally tied to John Dewey's philosophy, which emphasized experimentalism as opposed to dogmatism when teaching, learning by doing, awareness and recognition of individual rates of learning, giving students latitude in selecting areas of study and a strong relationship between academic learning and experience.

PROGRESSIVE EDUCATION: "Progressive education is favored by a wide-variety of teachers."
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