EDU525 Foundations in Elementary Education Graduate Studies
Week 6 Discussion
DQ1 After reading the GCU Learner Goals, which disposition is your strength? Which disposition do you still need to work on? Explain.
DQ2 In “Work or Love? A Christian Evaluation of John Dewey’s Views on the Purpose of Schooling,” Cimpean states:
Dewey rejects the Christian purpose for schooling, which is to serve and love God. When evaluated from a Christian perspective, Dewey’s progressivism falls short due to its refusal to promote the Christian ideal of serving and loving God. Dewey’s purpose for schooling is to promote a democratic state.
In your opinion, what should be the purpose of schooling?