Useful Quotations “It is impossible to bring children up to be intelligent in a world that is not intelligible to them.” E130, E668, Thesis 12 The Need to Know. “Children need communities, communities need children.” Children need Communities, John Abbott “If we apply the wrong model of learning for the best of reasons we will […]
As 2006 ended I recognised the need to collect all the ideas and experiences I had gathered from research, and everything I had learnt from discussions around the world since publishing the Policy Paper (1998), by explaining what I meant by ‘overschooled but undereducated’.
Reviews of John Abbott and Heather McTaggart’s book Overschooled but Undereducated can be viewed here.
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