A Problem with Education

“Our school system has been constructed by conservatives who were thinking much more in terms of fitting our rising generations into molds of traditional learning than in terms of training inventive and critical minds. From the point of view of society’s present needs, it is apparent that those old molds are cracking….”

Jean Piaget Science of Education and the Psychology of the Child (1970)

Excerpted from: Howe, Randy, ed. The Quotable Teacher. Guilford, CT: The Lyons Press, 2003.

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