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Deborah Hazen's picture

The poem and implications for education

If we accept that the nervous system is designed by evolution to be an explorer then we need to think carefully about what happens to mold kids into a response pattern that does not demonstrate that kind of curiosity.

What is the purpose of education? Before we talk about manipulating the brain, do we have a point or purpose? How in sync are the goals of education between different schools/communities, between lower school/middle school/upper school/college?

 

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