"Thinking about thinking" has to be a principle ingredient of any empowering practice of education.
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The essence of creativity is figuring out how to use what you already know in order to go beyond what you already think.
Learners are encouraged to discover facts and relationships for themselves.
Education must, be not only a transmission of culture but also a provider of alternative views of the world and a strengthener of the will to explore them.
We are storytelling creatures, and as children we acquire language to tell those stories that we have inside us.
Being able to "go beyond the information" given to "figure things out" is one of the few untarnishable joys of life.
The foundations of any subject may be taught to anybody at any age in some form.
We begin with the hypothesis that any subject can be taught effectively in some intellectually honest form to any child at any stage of development.
In reference to right answers - Knowing is a process, not a product.
Good teaching is forever being on the cutting edge of a child's competence.
Understanding something in one way does not preclude understanding it in other ways.
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