Creating Connections and Understanding Connections: John Dewey and the present world of Education

How can we understand new educational trends in relation to the global network context? John Dewey believed in: Creating connections, specifical connections to nature Learning through interacting with the environment Interactive, hands-on learning Encouraging discussion between students, debate, and constructive problem-solving Interdisciplinary education, and understanding connections Philosophically, he championed education as a necessary agent of … Continue reading Creating Connections and Understanding Connections: John Dewey and the present world of Education

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Human Complexity and the Development of Curriculum

The process of developing curriculum is more much complicated than it initially appears. Many considerations – ideology, values, public issues and interests – shape the direction of curriculum development. To understand how curriculum exists in its present state, we must look to the past, and understand its various stages of development to arrive at its … Continue reading Human Complexity and the Development of Curriculum

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