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Classroom Design

After reading the readings about classroom design I have a deeper understanding of all the different ways classrooms can be designed and set up. As a casual teacher I see lots of different classroom designs and layouts. 138 more words

The writing on the wall

SARASWATHY NAGARAJAN

  • The HInduSandhya with her son Tejas at the Travancore School, in Thiruvananthapuram Photo: S. Mahinsha

  • The HInduStudents of Travancore School with one of their teachers.

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Education

Reflections on Illich 04: Why so long to do such simple stuff (and then get it wrong at the end of the process)

Illich, I. (1970). Deschooling Society. Cuernavaca, Mexico: CIDOC.  Downloadable from: http://www.preservenet.com/theory/Illich/Deschooling/intro.html

pp. 13-14  “There are very few skills that cannot be mastered by intensive drill over a relatively short time at a cost far less than the cost of 12 years of schooling.” 527 more words

Ivan Illich

Faith & Learning

Baylor University’s Institute for Faith & Learning recently published a new video on the integration of Christian faith and intellectual formation. If you are unfamiliar with Baylor’s IFL, especially their annual… 70 more words

Pedagogy

Student-Driven Learning Goals

Each year, I challenge myself to find some new way to improve my instructional methods, as well as to motivate my students. One of the challenges I have discovered in this constant self-development, however, has been that I neglect the MOST important part in all of it: the learners.  351 more words

Communicating

Devices Equal Bad Note-Taking? It's not that simple!

As I prepare for the upcoming school year, the water cooler is abuzz with the latest positions on classroom technology policies. If you’re thinking, “Why does your school’s water cooler buzz?”, I should note that my professional network increasingly includes colleagues with whom I interact on Twitter (so, shoutout to my #digiped, #edchat, #edtech tweeps). 657 more words

Teaching

PE, ICT and the Zombie Apocalypse

Bloggers: The TechnICTs (Jodie, Britt, Emy, Maddy H & Jason)

Have you ever sat in a staff meeting listening to your principal drone on about yet another school policy and you can feel your attention being sapped out of you, and suddenly your pen is the most fascinating object imaginable… … 601 more words

Digital Pedagogies