Date of Award
Master of Science in Education (MSEd)
Linda Levine, Ph.D.
Presents a philosophical framework for a proposed elementary school in the Philippines, the Philippine School for Children (PSC). It summarizes the major contributions of a family of theorists: Piaget, Dewey, and Vygotsky and applies their theories to the development of PSC. The study also includes a description of several features of a progressive classroom for kindergarten and grade one.
The content of the study serves as a basis for the presentation of a progressive approach to education to prospective parents. Possible questions from prospective parents are raised and addressed at the conclusion of the study.
Santos, S. M. (1998). A Progressive Philippine School for Children: Proposal and Presentation for Prospective Parents. New York : Bank Street College of Education. https://educate.bankstreet.edu/independent-studies/17