Tag Archives: Knowledge

Reflections on learning

The brilliant educational thinker, John Dewey, argued that “the purpose of education is to bring meaning to experience,” but discovering and embedding that meaning is not always straightforward. All too often, our ‘learning’ experiences are superficial and temporary: we learning something for a specific purpose, it’s “just in time” and then forgotten.  Learning becomes a […]

Google Brain

I recently saw this on Facebook: Written by Matthew, an 11 year old boy.  He’s not being ironic.  It’s an attitude that is permeating society, particularly among the young. In a sense I think Matthew is right.  We’ve never had access to such large amounts of information before so the majority of school activity suddenly […]