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  1. Jan 2018
    1. Yet the range of the outlook needs to be enlarged. What the best and wisest parent wants for his own child, that must the community want for all of its children.

      I think there is alot to unpack with this quote... A lot of what Dewey was discussing was the transition in the industrial revolution with students from home learning to external community based learning. The reminds of me the mirra quote-describing the fact that teachers are "conditioned to avoid messiness..." For me, I do not think it is that the teacher is conditioned to avoid messiness, I think rather society (community) is conditioning educational processes so it can better determined what did it wants for all of its children. (Outcomes such as graduation rates or test scores...) I think if we really want to implement connected learning to individualistic outcomes-we need to be prepared to implement it across the board...