Just a short post for two reasons, one is to let those who follow know I haven’t disappeared, just swamped; the second because this is more a random thought rather than a structured argument. Has anyone else noted the growing amount of information, guidance, and advice for educators on how to engage with their students? […]
I thought this was an interesting read, and thought I would share. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2015/02/14/more-than-500-researchers-sign-nclb-letter-to-congress-stop-test-focused-reforms/
Welcome to 2015. As I sit here and I type, I am thinking about my week. I have returned home from spending a few days interstate and conducting a one day workshop on “understanding and engaging the adult learner” for instructing staff in a government training school. The aim was to have instructional staff recognise […]
Thank you for reading my thoughts. I look forward to sharing more in 2015.
Yes, this week, I have broken one of my rules, and not included the word is. But, in my defence a post titled: “education is in need of time to stabilise” is very clunky. Over the past year, I have read numerous articles, blogs, and Facebook posts on how to best teach students so they […]
The title of this week’s post comes from the final words of Eduard C. Lindeman’s book, “The Meaning of Adult Education” (1926, New republic Inc, New York). I find Lindeman’s book a fascinating read, and every time I read it, I find something new. For me, the main theme running through Lindeman’s book is that […]
The full title of this post should be, “education is the development of the skills to ask for facts not just accepting statements”, but that might be a tad too long for a title. This post is, in some ways, a carry on from the last post I made. Since making that post I have […]