May 21, 2013 3:49 PM
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Best-Selling Author of "The Fault in Our Stars"
"It may help to have in our minds a picture of what we mean by understanding . . . "-John Holt, Why Children Fail, p. 177by C.J. WesterbergI recently had a loooong conversation with a parent about whether his child...
Guest Post By California English High School Teacher & Author Jim Burke
Connected Learning: Communities and Collectives - Conversations with John Seely Brown (Part 2) about A New Culture of Learning PLUS videos from DML
Sparks Fly In This Book Review By Guest Jonathan E. Martin about Daniel Willingham's Book & His Conclusions About Learning, Imagination & Knowledge
And it's not about smoking. John Coleman via Harvard Business Review
Tony Wagner, Former HS teacher, Principal & Co-Director At Harvard School Of Education Posts. "The Ability To Ask The Right Questions Is The Single Most Important Skill."
"Conventional wisdom holds that different people learn in different ways. Something is missing from that idea, however, so we offer a corollary: Different People, when presented with exactly the same information in exactly the same way, will learn different things.
C.J. Westerberg dissects new book by Tony Wagner - "Creating Innovators" Video Trailer
Transforming Education, Parenting and Work, PLUS the Wholehearted Parenting Manifesto
Artless & Senseless? "Once it is recognized that productive thinking in any area of cognition is perceptual thinking, the central function of art in general education will become evident." -Rudolf Arnheim, Visual Thinking
Gardening, Tools and Too Much Fertilizer Can Burn Sir Ken Robinson Video Below: Teachers are like Gardeners
Now, here were college grads looking for jobs, and not recognizing that showing curiosity and asking engaging questions could show MORE about WHO they were than reciting some resume paragraph to interviewers in a random interview. -C.J. Westerberg
We asked then, why do some schools still play a kabuki dance when it comes to parental/family engagement?
"A Mathematician's Lament"
Every parent & educator should check out this book excerpt
How 2012 Nobel Prize Winner Dissed by His High School Biology Teacher
How to Teach so Kids Can Think and Learn - by Harvard's David Perkins
Interesting that two of these three recommendations have to do with a teacher . . .
Guest Post About Harvard & Phillips Academy Andover Education Legend
"One Of The Great Educational Minds Of Our Time"
Human beings differ from one another and there is absolutely no reason to teach and assess all individuals in the identical way. - Howard Gardner