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On the problem of knowledge – part three: cognitive tools, language and the everyday #blogsync

This is the third part of a contribution to the #blogsync Knowledge debate. In my first BLOG I offered a progressive view of knowledge and rejected Govian pedagogy and neo-traditionalism. In the second BLOG I linked knowledge to skills (ways of thinking). In this BLOG I want to outline the view that language plays an important… Continue reading On the problem of knowledge – part three: cognitive tools, language and the everyday #blogsync

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On the problem of knowledge – part two: progressivism and the primacy of skills #blogsync

This is the second part of a contribution to the #blogsync Knowledge debate. In my last BLOG I offered a progressive view of knowledge and rejected Govian pedagogy and neo-traditionalism. Old Andrew sums up the neo-traditionalist view: To begin with, the question of how we select which knowledge is worth learning changes. While progressives have always… Continue reading On the problem of knowledge – part two: progressivism and the primacy of skills #blogsync

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On the problem of knowledge – part one: a progressive perspective #blogsync

In this BLOG I’m going to offer a view of knowledge from a progressive perspective as a contribution to the #blogsync Knowledge debate. In this BLOG I’m going to offer a view of knowledge from a progressive perspective. My definition of progressive is here . I’ve BLOGGED before about the differences between traditionalism and neo-traditionalism.  It’s important to… Continue reading On the problem of knowledge – part one: a progressive perspective #blogsync