I started reading a book last week on the train. As you do. My journey took two and three quarter hours and, in that time, I read one and a half chapters. 1,195 more words
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“Why do we let schools bum-rush them into anxiety-hell over tests? Mother Nature has already over-supplied them with all the anxiety they can barely handle. Why don’t we just lay off ‘em … and let ‘em outgrow this messy moment?
Remember Zone of Proximal Development? It’s that sweet spot between what a student knows and can do, and what’s out of reach. A student’s ZPD is the perfect “challenge level” for that individual. 632 more words
Today on my run I was in a zone, that “sweet spot” where I felt fast and challenged, but not winded and over tired. I had this flash, “Aha! 333 more words
Graduate: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of research into how students learn and the implications for teaching.
These are three of the more important aspects of children’s learning that I have come across in my experience and research.455 more words