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rerun: educational philosophies, in up to 20 words

Posted by Jenna McWilliams on September 17, 2009

Because this blog has recently attracted a new learning-leaning public, I thought it might be time to retread an older post I tossed up about 6 months ago about educational philosophies.

Here’s mine:

Schools are not benign. Kids learn to be what they’re labeled relative to other students. Then they bear that out.

What’s yours? The only rule is this: You only get up to 20 words.

4 Responses to “rerun: educational philosophies, in up to 20 words”

  1. Willy Kjellstrom said

    Visualize this thing that you want, see it, feel it, believe in it. Make your mental blue print, and build.

    It's a quote that I found, but it is a pretty good mantra with multiple layers of meaning.

  2. Melissa said

    Here's mine:

    Learner's growth is not found in a graph; rather, it is found in plant roots' inclinations; teach to that.

  3. Mike said

    This is a Zappa quote that was never intended for education, but i think it works:

    "Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible"

  4. Julie said

    Learning is as natural as breathing. Treat it that way.

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