Tag Archives: learning

The Public School Challenge of Unschooling

I spent 24 years in various roles in public education. I believed in what I was doing. I learned about being a teacher by being a teacher, not going to “teacher school”. I learned it from mentors who saw in … Continue reading

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Learning never ends…

Michael Smith over at the Principal’s Page does a consistently fabulous job of creating short poignant blog posts about learning, education, and related things… today’s post about Generation Z is exceptional and spot-on… here’s an exerpt: They don’t need us. The … Continue reading

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Become a Natural Teacher

DID YOU KNOW? Children’s classroom behavior is better if they have recess School gardens positively impact children’s learning and behavior Natural views from high school positively impact students’ academic achievement and behavior I’ve posted a lot here lately about the … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Make 2011 a Year of Learning

One of my life goals is to continue to learn as much as I can about the world and how it works, about myself and my limits, and about how to make the world a more sustainable place for the … Continue reading

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How to learn? From mistakes. Diana Laufenberg on TED.com

Touche! Listen to this teacher talk about what happens when you trust students, allow them to make mistakes, to rise to challenges, to experience an authentic, meaningful education. How many teachers have – or take – or are allowed to … Continue reading

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Two 4 Tuesday: Learning Links

Each Two 4 Tuesdays post features two links to items I’ve discovered recently that shed some light on learning…enjoy! 1. LiveScience.com: Video: Brain Scientist Pushes Social Learning – “Patricia Kuhl, a brain researcher and director of the National Science Foundation’s … Continue reading

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The Power of One:One

There’s been a lot of buzz about 1:1 learning/classrooms/environments in education circles during the past few years (One-to-One K-12 Information Resources, Anytime-Anywhere Learning Foundation). The one laptop:one child or one learning device (of some technological kind) per child concept is … Continue reading

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