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Once upon a time, schools were awful because teachers did not understand how children think. They did many horrible things to the children, but one of the worst was forcing them to memorize constantly.
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In John Dewey’s Experience and Education, he mainly discusses his ideas regarding progressive versus traditional education and how they both relate to experience. One section I found interesting was on page 76, and I thought it might be interesting to compare this example to standardized testing or AP classes. 334 more words
Suppose the opposite. Suppose that education is a means to something more in life. At the most then education can be a path leading beyond itself – to a life where education is complete and some superior value is attained. 188 more words