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Feelings During FLOW-Related Learning

Watch children, youth, and even adults when they are immersed in learning something of interest of them, and you will see often complete engagement and personal joy. 609 more words

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Approaching Marginalized Populations from an Asset Rather Than a Deficit Model of Education

Too often marginalized populations (e.g., some populations of people of color, students from lower economic communities) are approached with a deficit model. Attempts are made to instill in these groups of students the skills to make them successful at the Eurocentric education that dominates most schools in the United States. 700 more words

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Questions Learners Should Be Addressing Every Day at School

I believe it is every educator’s responsibility to help insure that learners are addressing the following questions during each school day:

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Documenting Learning

As I’ve discussed in numerous posts, I am an experiential educator. I believe in and promote learning-by-doing and hands-on learning. I approach experiential learning from a cycle of learning which includes reflecting on and analysis of things done through learning-by-doing. 235 more words

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Maker Education and Social-Emotional Development

Planning educational activities that incorporate social-emotional learning has broad benefits. Research shows that SEL can have a positive impact on school climate and promote a host of academic, social, and emotional benefits for students. 965 more words

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Natural Versus Unnatural Learning

There is a huge disconnect between how people learn naturally and how students are taught in public education. Mark Twain once quipped, “I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” 782 more words

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Visions of Education Futures Floating Around in My Head

Walk into a classroom in any part of the United States, even the world, and you most likely will scratch your head in disbelief asking yourself questions such as: 1,968 more words

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