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John Dewey: the first (?) proponent of experience design

Long before “experience” became a buzzword in design, the American philosopher John Dewey (1859-1952) considered how “industrial arts” focused to narrowly on utility, thereby neglecting how things really become valuable to us. 409 more words

Swimming to fight cancer

By Todd Cohen

GREENSBORO, N.C. — When he was a ninth-grader at Grimsley High School in Greensboro and a member of its swim team, John Dewey was diagnosed with melanoma. 308 more words

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The Joy of Learning

Each year at the International School of Prague, we hold a “Middle School Leavers Ceremony” to recognize this important point in the lives of students moving from middle school to high school. 520 more words