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What Does It Mean to "Attend"?

Starting to ruminate on a possible work focused on the term, “attention.”  A fundamental necessity of learning is for a mind to be able to focus attention on the thing being learned.  198 more words

Educational Theory

DISCUSSION: Ken Robinson and Changing education paradigms

A great video to inspire educators.

What do you take away?
Especially useful for those of you teaching in new schools or using frameworks, such as the IB. 21 more words
Educational Ideas, Theories And Research

Another interesting point from Peter Gray - on how we perceive children

I found this notion of the shifting relationship between mankind and ‘nature’ and how it shapes our notions of child-rearing thought-provoking:

“Finally, I’d like to suggest an additional reason for the difference between hunter-gatherers and subsequent societies in child-rearing methods. 513 more words

Early Learning