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  1. Jan 2018
    1. Only by being true to the full growth of all the individuals who make it up, can society by any chance be true to itself.

      This is powerful. What are we doing to ensure that our students won't "slip through the cracks"? How can we provide individualized opportunities for growth?

    2. a real motive behind and a real outcome ahead.

      This describes the premise behind design thinking and the importance of students understanding their purpose and to share what they have created with authentic audiences.

    3. the school itself shall be made a genuine form of active community life, instead of a place set apart in which to learn lessons

      I'm wondering if project-based learning is one way to accomplish this.

    4. A spirit of free communication, of interchange of ideas, suggestions, results, both successes and failures of previous experiences, becomes the dominating note of the recitation.

      Dewey is describing 21st century skills (in the 20th century...how progressive!).

    5. not to our impulses and tendencies to make, to do, to create, to produce

      Students innately want to make, do, create and produce and find success when they have opportunities to do so. There's no "right" answer when they create.