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What is your definition of good education?

Being a teacher at middle school for twenty-year.The question:What is the so called good education? It keeps haunting in my mind.I feel good to keep asking me the question.Because I really hope what my teaching can help young people to understand their lives better.As well as I know it is not a solo aspect to definite good education.But I would like you come to share your understanding of good education.Because I think it is never be enough to keep talking about education.As much as we can come together to communicate it.We need everyone join in talking education,we will see better education around us.Thanks.

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    Apr 21 2013: Education can be all about learning something which makes a human self-reliant. I think the whole idea of a school education is to offer kids with elementary and fundamental aspects of various subjects, subtly develop a passion for learning within them, thus enabling him/her to think critically, sensibly and emotionally about any issues that they come across in their life.

    “Learning by Doing” is very important. I felt it is too academic and theoretical in schools, so we must slowly shift to an environment where kids experience a lifestyle where they learn and grow
    • Apr 21 2013: When we come to talk about american's education,we all think "Learning from Doing" Dewey's educational ideas flowing every corner of america.At least some of my professors they had been to United state told us so.Is it going so?Does it like Confucius' ideas streaming in chinese blood?
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        Apr 21 2013: Don't know much about how effective "Learning from Doing" in America. I hail from India and I can see a transition is happening from academics to this model. It will eventually help kids to reflect!

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