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
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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
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
I get rather perplexed by people’s attempts to exalt one particular way of teaching. Ofsted’s criteria seems to have created a culture in England where there’s a “right way” and a “wrong way” and that pupils have to demonstrate progress every other minute of your lesson. 639 more words
In this 1938 book about educational theory, John Dewey continues: “But they are periods of genuine reflection only when they follow after times of more overt action and are used to organize what has been gained . 77 more words