Chapter 13. Our educational problems in the light of samoan contrast, tries to get a view on ourselves from outside.
Chapter 14. Education for Choice ... simply the title says it. Education is showing and offering choices.
Next up was
Margaret Mead - Contributions to Contemporary Education by Kate MaguireA Springer brief, means short and concise and a lot of followup reading.
Describing Mead's picture of postfigurative, cofigurative and prefigurative cultures.
- Postfigurative means post the figuration phase of a culture, living on like the elders.
- Cofigurative is teaching the siblings to live in a changing world.
- Prefigurative means, no one knows what will come, what will work. So parents and teachers, the middle generation, needs to find the ways together with the peoples of tomorrow, their kids, maybe still unborn.
maybe call it heritage of the future.