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John Dewey: Education as "a process of living..."

This week I am compelled to write about John Dewey, who some believe to be the greatest educational thinker of the 20th century.

Dewey wrote about the power and importance of experiential learning… learning by doing. 94 more words

Wilmington Montessori School

Wisdom Wednesday #6

Today’s wisdom comes from John Dewey who was many things, a psychologist, writer, philosopher, thinker and educational reformer. The quotation below comes from his work… 91 more words


By object is meant some element in the complex whole that is...

By object is meant some element in the complex whole that is defined in abstraction from the whole of which it is a distinction. – John Dewey: http://dlvr.it/CjJbpq

John Dewey

Canadian Pragmatism?

Back in May and June I was at the annual meeting of the Canadian Philosophical Association, where I attended an excellent symposium, organized by… 458 more words


Philosophy: Always in Crisis

Few either within or outside philosophy see the field as thriving. Analyses operate at various levels. One set of accounts consists of what has become a philosophical commonplace – an announcement of a wholesale shift in the nature of philosophy. 236 more words


Flowers Flowers Flowers Macro Photography!

Flowers, though they are a part of nature (which I so adore), are not really something that I am fond of. Which is actually I found weird because I’m a woman and women are supposed to love flowers, right? 277 more words