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Philosophy of Education

I knew that when we reached second grade there would be some changes to our homeschool curriculum. What I failed to see was that the intersection I was approaching  wasn’t a country stoplight as I imagined, but a spaghetti bowl of on and off ramps. 577 more words

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Pupil-led enquiry: the reading problem

It is widely known (and I think accepted?) that a person’s ability to comprehend something they read is closely tied to their prior knowledge of that subject. 682 more words

Philosophy Of Education

Is 'learning' a noun or a verb?

This is in some ways a pointless question as it is of course both: the OED allows us both. I do however have significant concerns over how ‘learning’ gets used as a noun in the field of education. 287 more words

Philosophy Of Education

Free Will and Schools: Can they coexist?

The emergence of child centered learning as a prominent thought in the latter half of the twentieth century also brought forth the avenues of active learning and child autonomy. 4,696 more words

Philosophy Of Education

Philosophy of Education

My philosophy of education is that every child can learn and reach their full learning potential and to achieve this the needs of the whole child must be met. 421 more words

Philosophy Of Education

The challenge of teaching children through videoconferencing

April in Uruguay, the academic year is finally settling down. In the past four weeks I have been falling in love with the autumn landscape that surrounds the British Council Uruguay and thinking and I have also been thinking how much I have abandoned my blog… the launch and development of operational processes at the Remote Teaching Centre in 2015 and my studies have kept me busy indeed! 397 more words

Philosophy Of Education & Pedagogy

Philosophy of Education

I believe that education is primarily concerned with motivating students to achieve success by helping them develop a love for learning focused on problem solving and critical thinking. 339 more words