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Change Agent of the Day: Gary Stager on Seymour Papert

Happy hump day, change agents!

Wednesday is the hump in the work week, the day when we start looking toward the weekend ahead and to consider what we can reasonably accomplish with the rest of our work week given where we stand at midweek and what we expect of ourselves – and others expect of us – on both the work and family fronts. 270 more words

Crop Circles 2014: Portrait of the artist as a trickster #1

“The artist embodies in himself the attitude of the perceiver while he works…” – John Dewey, Art As Experience

Crop Circles

“We don’t learn from experience… we learn from reflecting on experience.”
John Dewey

Inspiration & Motivation

“We do not learn from experience…we learn from reflecting on experience.” – John Dewey

This quote, taken from http://ingvihrannar.com/14-things-that-are-obsolete-in-21st-century-schools/, is an interesting one that can be used in many different contexts, and not only in education.

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Reading - Experience and Education by John Dewey (Chapter 1)

John Dewey is acknowledged to be the pre-eminent educational theorist of the twentieth century. As part of the course i’m undertaking, we had to read this essay of his. 573 more words

A forgotten response to the problem of evil

Edgar Brightman 1919-1953

John Dewey asks the question; “Is the universe friendly to man?” There any number of ways of approaching the question. We could begin by asking whether our moral strivings, ideals, hopes and aspirations have any grounding in anything beyond our desires. 2,105 more words


Module 2 "Isms" in Learning Theories

Learning Theories: A Pot of Gumbo, so who’s best

Blogging about educational topics, specifically about how students learn is hot. Why wouldn’t it be? Educational reform as a platform resurfaces year after. 483 more words