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Welcome to LAPES


LAPES stands for the Latin American Philosophy of Education Society. The organization publishes an annual journal, Lápiz. The following timeline highlights LAPES’ past, present, and future activities and events: 275 more words


A Philosophy of Education for Your Consideration

The following Philosophy of Education was created by Shaun McMichael, Molly Petersen, Caitie Scott, and Zoe Wright-Bell as part of a group assignment for EDU 6132  132 more words

Collaborative Learning

An apology from a traditional teacher

This is a rather unusual post from me, but it follows on the back of a nagging feeling that, too frequently, it is implied that if you advocate a traditional education for all children, then you are not sufficiently ‘child-centred’, or caring, or compassionate for the needs of children. 1,038 more words

Philosophy Of Education

My Philosophy of Education

Back in 1993, when I was still an undergrad at Macalester, I took a class called Philosophy of Education. As a education major (along with Anthropology) it was a required course. 94 more words

Professional Mission Statement

This week’s BTSA assignment asked us to create a professional mission statement. I remembered writing something like that my last year of college, before I entered the credential program and became “educated” about education. 757 more words

Is 'understanding' a thing?

We hear a lot about ‘understanding’ in education: it is a common curriculum and assessment term, particularly in ‘generic’ models such as Bloom’s Taxonomy. It is very common for people to talk about ‘conceptual understanding’ in a wide range of subjects: in history education the idea of unpacking ‘conceptual understanding’ has been… 1,388 more words

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The Ramblings of an old lady!

July 30, 2015

Yesterday, I spent the entire afternoon on the computer and the phone doing some research about how to get a doctorate degree. Yes, at 71, I am considering a doctorate! 247 more words