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Schools are not about enabling children to have a living but about children being able to have a life.


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The arts teach children that problems can have more than one solution and that questions can have more than one answer.



The ultimate aim of education is to enable individuals to become the architects of their own education and through that process to continually reinvent themselves.

The ultimate aim of education is to enable individuals to become the architects of their own education and through that process to continually reinvent themselves.



Art is literacy of the heart

Art is literacy of the heart



The arts celebrate multiple perspectives. One of their large lessons is that there are many ways to see and interpret the world.

The arts celebrate multiple perspectives. One of their large lessons is that there are many ways to see and interpret the world.



The kinds of nets we know how to weave determine the kinds of nets we cast. These nets, in turn, determine the kinds of fish we catch.

The kinds of nets we know how to weave determine the kinds of nets we cast. These nets, in turn, determine the kinds of fish we catch.



The arts enable us to have experience we can have from no other source and through such experience to discover the range and variety of what we are capable of feeling.

The arts enable us to have experience we can have from no other source and through such experience to discover the range and variety of what we are capable of feeling.



All art forms employ some means through which images become real.

All art forms employ some means through which images become real.



The disposition to continue to learn throughout life is perhaps one of the most important contributions that schools can make to an individual's development.

The disposition to continue to learn throughout life is perhaps one of the most important contributions that schools can make to an individual's development.



The arts make vivid the fact that words do not, in their literal form or number, exhaust what we can know. The limits of our language do not define the limits of our cognition.

The arts make vivid the fact that words do not, in their literal form or number, exhaust what we can know. The limits of our language do not define the limits of our cognition.



The limits of our language do not define the limits of our cognition.

The limits of our language do not define the limits of our cognition.





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