Sunday, August 22, 2010

Twitter Book Club: John Dewey (1938) Experience & Education, Ch 8

"we shall make surer and faster progress when we devote ourselves to finding out just what education is and (cont) than a minute ago via Twittelator

In this statement, the last one in this book, Dewey so totally and completely validates my thoughts on the need to engage in a larger discussion about what is the purpose of school, what is education, what is learning, what is teaching, and how do we reconcile these four things?

1 comment:

Mrs. Tenkely said...

Without answering that question first, the rest of our answers will look quite different. So how do we reconcile a coherent objective for schools and a mission for education and learning?