Activity and Knowledge – Why do we have the problem of “applying knowledge”?

“In pedagogy, there is a troubling and (when you think about it) strange problem that is usually described as the problem of “the practical application of knowledge to life.” And it is in fact true that the graduate from school (whether high school or college) finds himself in the quandary of not knowing how to “apply” knowledge to any problem that arises outside the walls of school.”

Read on here: Activity and Knowledge (E. V. Ilyenkov, 1974)

About Sam Roth

Have been teaching the Silent Way for several years.
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