Thinker of the Week: John Dewey


Full Name: John Dewey

Born: 1895

Died: 1982

Hometown: Burlington, Vermont, USA

Fave Subjects: Art and Beauty, Teaching and Learning, Truth and Knowledge, Power, Human Minds

Career Highlights:

  • taught all ages of students, from primary school to university
  • founded a new kind of school
  • believed in allowing learners lots and lots of freedom
  • wrote almost 40 books
  • had his picture on a postage stamp

Big Question:

How do people learn new things?

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