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
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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
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
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