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Which of the following options describes progressive education?
1. Learning by doing, project method, co‐operative learning 
2. Personalized learning, ability grouping, labelling students
3. Thematic units, regular unit tests, ranking
4. Project method, ability grouping, ranking

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Learning by doing, project method, co‐operative learning 

Progressive education: progressive education is one that emphasizes the following features 

  • Emphasis on learning by doing hard on projects.
  • Integration of entrepreneurship into education 
  • Strong emphasis on problem-solving and critical thinking.

The concept of progressive education was begun in the nineteenth century. It has some characteristics as follows,

  • Enjoy learning by performing tasks
  • The teacher plays the role of taskmaster
  • Natural interest is the best motivation to perform the task
  • Students health and development gets attention
  • Encourage group activity as well as collaboration

It is clear that progressive education always encourages learning by doing, collaborative learning, cooperative work, and so on. 

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Personalized learning, ability grouping, labelling students means to limit their potential to learn.

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