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Topic: Learning Does Mind Good
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Kazimierz Wiesak

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Learning Does Mind Good
Posted: Mar 20, 2002 11:46 PM
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When I am in a somewhat frivolous mood I may say to my students:
milk does body good, and math does mind good.

More to the point I want to discuss the goals of learning.

As I see it there are two reasons for wanting to learn

1. to acquire a specific knowledge that hopefully will be needed in the future,

2. for lack of better words, let's call it "education does mind good".

Any agreements or disagreements here? Ideally, we should always keep those
two goals in mind while in class. Ideally, both goals can be satisfied
while teaching the same material.




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