Thought for the Day
“The aim of education
should be to teach the child to think,
not what to think.”
~ John Dewey
Born: October 20, 1859 Burlington, Vermont
Died: June 1, 1952 New York
An American philosopher, psychologist and educational reformer whose ideas have been influential in education and social reform. Dewey was an important early developer of the philosophy of pragmatism and one of the founders of functional psychology.
Although Dewey is known best for his publications concerning education, he also wrote about many other topics, including experience, nature, art, logic, inquiry, democracy, and ethics.
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