“We do not learn only from experience … we learn from reflecting on experience”

 

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“We do not learn only from experience … We learn from reflecting on experience.”
 
John Dewey was a philosopher, psychologist and educational reformer who believed humans learn through a “hands on” experiential approach.
 
In his thought-provoking article, Patrick Cole reminds us of five brilliant insights Dewey proposed over a century ago that are more than relevant today…
 
“Schools, according to Dewey, are not just places where we learn facts and numbers, but also places where we learn how to live.
 
In other words, the point is not just to learn a certain set of skills (though that helps as well) but rather to realize one’s full potential, and use what you’ve learned for the greater good.
 
How did we lose sight of this?”
 
 
#seniorsandteensempathyprogram #intergenerationalprograms #intergenerationalprogram #bringingcommunitybacktogether #stories4connection
 
🙏Jack Finnigan @jackofallstreets ( Unsplash for the wonderful pic)

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