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Can you tell me how to get to Learning Street?

Postman wrote: “…We now know that Sesame Street encourages children to love school only if school is like Sesame Street.  Which is to say, we now know that… 605 more words

EC&I 833

Object-Oriented Coding and the Classroom

Many a conversation just seems to happen at the wrong moment.  Right when a dozen things are converging on my mental space ruled by the… 386 more words



April 2007….Britain’s children are the unhappiest in the developed world says UNICEF in its recent report, An Overview of Child Well-being in Rich Countries. Britain came bottom not only in Subjective Well-being but also in Family and Peer Relationships and in Behaviours and Risks. 1,322 more words

Political Correctness

Games are fun, but is there more to them? Piagetian and Vygotskian Perspectives on Children's Play

Games of all kinds are important for the development of children. This can be applied to the play found in video games. 

Play, in the Piagetian sense, is seen as a fundamental driver of an individual child’s cognitive development. 400 more words

Developmental Theory

Effective Co-teaching

Bader, Devorah


Pratt, S. (2014). Achieving symbiosis: Working through challenges found in co-teaching to achieve effective co-teaching relationships. Teaching and Teacher Education, 41, 1-12. 168 more words


Barbarian Education, state-evading learning and James Scott's "Against the Grain"

Reading James C. Scott’s latest book Against the Grain: a deep history of the earliest states made me think of education and government. The following is a bit of fun really – seeing how far Scott’s argument about the development of early states could be applied to education and learning today. 1,594 more words

Futures Of Education

My Teacher Hates Me

I just listened to a former student of mine being interviewed on a podcast.  She is brilliant and talented biophysicist (all because she had me as a teacher in middle school, of course) and the interviewer got her talking about her college experience.  1,043 more words

Educational Theory