The Schools Our Children Deserve | Quote 00530

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Any number of theorists have argued that learning at its root is a social rather than a solitary act. Some have even suggested that the very idea of intelligence is best applied to what goes on among people rather than what happens in each person’s head. The exaggerated individualism of American culture has often blinded us to the role that interactions with others play in our coming to understand ideas.

Quote ID: 00530

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Alfie Kohn

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The Schools Our Children Deserve

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