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Human Capital Economy in the US: What Would Dewey Say?

Any intelligent debate on contemporary issues requires a thorough understanding of history. When reforming the educational system, are we looking to the past for understanding and inspiration? 704 more words

Education Policy

Form

Form, as it is practiced in the fine arts, is the art of making clear what is involved in the organization of space and time prefigured in every course of a developing life experience.

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Learning

EVOCATIONS OF HENRY GEORGE’S SINGLE TAX by Perry Mann

EVOCATIONS OF HENRY GEORGE’S SINGLE TAX

“It would require no less than the fingers of the two hands to enumerate those who, from Plato down, rank with Henry George among the world’s social philosophers…. 902 more words

John Dewey on the scope of democracy.

“A democracy is more than a form of government; it is primarily a mode of associated living, of conjoint communicated experience.”

- John Dewey

John Dewey (1859-1952) was an American philosopher, educator, social critic, psychologist, and political commentator. 11 more words

Odds And Ends

John Dewey fra natura e cultura

di Michele Marsonet. La rivalutazione in atto del pragmatismo americano non può prescindere dalla figura di John Dewey, un grande rappresentante della filosofia del ’900.
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John Dewey is a Jerk.

I have noted that many reviewers use experience as a criteria for writing about something. That is, they seem to feel that the only way you can write knowledgeably or realistically about something is through the lens of experience. 227 more words

Writing

6 Ways to Promote an Engaged Learning Environment

There are a lot of myths surrounding the type of pedagogy and instructional strategies that promote knowledge building and higher order thinking in the classroom. In an engaging classroom, learning is messy. 597 more words

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