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Perhaps the greatest of all pedagogical fallacies is the notion that a person learns only the particular thing he is studying at the time.  Collateral learning in the way of formation of attitudes, of likes and dislikes, may be and often is much more important than the spelling lesson or lesson in geography or history that is learned.  For these attitudes are fundamentally what count in the future.  The most important attitude that can be formed is that of the desire to go on learning.
  —   John Dewey
From his book:  “Education and Experience
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2013 Improper Sequence?
2012 Two Gems
2011 A True Test

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