"We do not learn from experience... we learn from reflecting on experience." - John Dewey

PBL Teachers Need Time to Reflect, Too

"We do not learn from experience. we learn from reflecting on experience." - John Dewey I need to correct someone next time they said you learn from experience.

"Failure is instructive. The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes" ~ John Dewey

How to Apply John Dewey's Theories In the Classroom

"Failure is instructive. The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes" ~ John Dewey

Dewey knew it then, and we must remember it now. The world we live in is constantly evolving and so should education. If we fail to keep up, we are doing a great injustice to our students.

A nice inspirational poster on the true meaning of teaching. The quote by John Dewey "If we teach today's students as we taught yesterdays, we rob them of .

Cone of Learning

“Talking to Teach” versus “Doing to Learn”

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Maker Education and Experiential Education

Experiential Learning: the process of making meaning from direct experience. Learning from own experience vs reading/hearing about experience of others. Kolb, Dewey, Piaget

Experiential Learning: the process of making meaning from direct experience. Learning from own experience vs reading/hearing about experience of others.

Jean Piaget - The principal goal of education in the schools should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done.

Jean Piaget is on point! We need to stop having children memorize; instead as educators, parents, etc. we need to focus on letting children experience life for themselves and learn through their experiences.

Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another. — John Dewey

Quote About Goals - John Dewey

john dewey!

john dewey!

Easy ideas for setting up open-ended play provocations that will build your child's confidence (and free up some mama-time) :: tinkerlab.com

We only think when confronted with a problem

Great list of open ended play ideas that will get kids thinking and build confidence. By Tinkerlab.

Noam Chomsky discussing John Dewey's educational and social theories, in response to an interview question.

Noam Chomsky discussing John Dewey's educational and social theories, in response to an interview question. Noam Chomsky is highly regarded in the field of deaf education for his research in the nativist theory of language acquisition.

Is your child a perfectionist? How do they react when things don’t go as you planned? Helping children embrace failure as an opportunity to learn can set them up for future success.

On Failure

Is your child a perfectionist? How do they react when things dont go as you planned? Helping children embrace failure as an opportunity to learn can set them up for future success.

End of the Year Memory Book and Activities - Clever Classroom Blog

"tell me & I forget, teach me & I remember, involve me & I learn" -Benjamin Franklin.

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