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Purpose of Education

28 Things I Want Girls to Know...

Ann V. Klotz | Posted 08.02.2014 | Education
Ann V. Klotz

I want all girls to know that knowing how to restore themselves, how to take the time to do things that bring joy, solace -- reading for pleasure, yoga, knitting, baking, running, taking a bubble bath -- is time well spent.

What Education SHOULD Teach Us

Thought Catalog | Posted 05.01.2013 | College
Thought Catalog

Education should teach us more than the rules and regulations of becoming a productive worker.

You're Making Bad Educational Choices

Pamela J. Stubbart | Posted 11.12.2012 | Education
Pamela J. Stubbart

The purpose of education is subjective, and depends on each person's needs, characteristics, and interests.

Is Education Supposed to Be About Getting Jobs?

Dr. James Michael Nolan | Posted 09.17.2012 | College
Dr. James Michael Nolan

Jobs and careers are great, and many would like for every degree to lead swiftly and directly down the highway to a career. However, I feel pretty certain that for many of us, it simply will not be that linear and neat.

Education Has No Purpose

Pamela J. Stubbart | Posted 09.17.2012 | Education
Pamela J. Stubbart

Even if we carefully keep in mind the wide range of formal and informal activities that comprise "education," the question regarding its purpose still misleads. The Question implicitly assumes that education does, in fact, have a purpose.

A Conversation with my Students

Karl Fisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Karl Fisch

I think we sometimes forget one of the most important conversations we need to be having -- the one with our students.