John Dewey’s birthday…

John Dewey was born on this day (20 October, 1859).  Celebrate by trying to develop a creative new solution to an old problem.

We thus reach a technical definition of education: It is that reconstruction or reorganization of experience which adds to the meaning of experience, and which increases ability to direct the course of subsequent experience.  The increment of meaning corresponds to the increased perception of connections and continuities of the activities in which we are engaged. — Education as Reconstruction

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