Happy New Year, 2016!

“I believe that education is a process of living and not a preparation for future living.”

John Dewey from a Pamphlet Published by E.L. Kellogg and Co. (1897)

2 responses to “Happy New Year, 2016!

  1. I have shared this quote with a number of colleagues. The anxiety built into today’s educational system is absurd and unhealthy. It could easily be remedied with Dewey’s mindful perspective.

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    • Absolutely right, Henry: we lurch from one high-stakes, and anxiety-provoking test to the next, never mindful of the consequences of this, let alone the fact that learning is a lifelong process. Where is the next John Dewey, especially now, when we so desperately need him or her?

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