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Colonel Francis Wayland Parker Education for Life: 100 Years of the Laboratory Schools
This exhibition examines the pedagogical philosophy of John Dewey and the founding group of Lab Schools teachers, educators, recent advances in academic standards and educational technology, and demonstrates the varied experiences of students at all levels as they learned and explored individual potential in Lab Schools classrooms, laboratories, theaters, machine shops, art studios, and field trips.
Locations
Special Collections Research Center
May 1 — Oct. 31, 1996
Subjects
Education
University of Chicago
Mortimer Adler and assistants working on the Great Books Index The Great Ideas: The University of Chicago and the Ideal of Liberal Education
Drawing on the papers of Robert Hutchins, Mortimer Adler, William Benton and Walter Paepcke, this exhibition explores the cultural milieu that made the "Great Ideas" central to the University's educational mission both on and off campus.
Locations
Special Collections Research Center
May 1 — Sept. 30, 2002
Subjects
University of Chicago
Education
Students take Placement Tests at the University of Chicago Field House,  1945. Mental Measurements: Selections from the University of Chicago Library Test Collection
A mini-exhibit showcasing a sampling of unique items in the University of Chicago Library Test Collection.
Locations
Regenstein 4th Floor Reading Room
Oct. 30 — Jan. 7, 2013
Subjects
Education
Psychology