What Does It Mean To Be Well Educated? | Quote 01026

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As I see it, the best sort of schooling is organized around problems, projects, and questions-as opposed to facts, skills, and disciplines. Knowledge is acquired, of course, but in a context and for a purpose. The emphasis is not only on depth rather than breadth, but also on discovering ideas rather than on covering a prescribed curriculum.

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Alfie Kohn

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What Does It Mean To Be Well Educated?

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