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John Dewey on the True Purpose of Education and How to Harness the Power of Our Natural Curiosity

John Dewey on the True Purpose of Education and How to Harness the Power of Our Natural Curiosity | Strategy and Social Media | Scoop.it
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In the middle of scanning windows of Facebook bonfire vanities, selfies, racism, nationalism and other self-branding signs of the times, you are momentarily distracted by a blog post on John Dewey's warnings about harnessing our attention and curiosity. 

“While it is not the business of education … to teach every possible item of information, it is its business to cultivate deep-seated and effective habits of discriminating tested beliefs from mere assertions, guesses, and opinions.”

The digital tools are as permeable for mindfulness as they are for mindlessness. Differentiating between the two is the education we have still to recognise, let alone invent.

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What Is a Twitter Chat and How to Make the Most of It

What Is a Twitter Chat and How to Make the Most of It | Strategy and Social Media | Scoop.it

Twitter is used for many purposes including staying in touch with friends and promoting corporate identities. If you are new to the Twitter world or haven’t stayed on top of the network’s latest trends, then you may not be aware that Twitter chat sessions are available.

 


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Top Tools for Learning 2012

The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 as voted for by 500+ learning professionals worldwide...


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Students Want Social Media in Schools

Students Want Social Media in Schools | Strategy and Social Media | Scoop.it

Our students are expecting to be able to use social media applications and tools in their regular school lives. It's only a matter of time before schools can no longer function without it.

 


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