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we don’t learn from each other

2019-11-13T13:18:47+00:00noviembre 28th, 2019|

“We used to say it takes a village to raise a child and now we are so busy protecting the child from the village that we don’t harness the wisdom of the elders and we don’t learn from each other to build the cultural supports that kids need.” Henry Jenkins, Professor of Communication, Journalism, Cinematic Arts and Education at the University of Southern California, Connected Learning Summit, 2019

Tendencia a simplificar todo en datos

2019-11-13T13:04:39+00:00noviembre 18th, 2019|

“Hay una fuerte tendencia a simplificar todo en datos. Un niño que saca un cuatro no sabe la mitad que un niño que saca un ocho”. Adell, J. (2017, enero 5). Entrevista con Carolina Blázquez.

Powerful learners are reflective

2019-11-13T13:02:52+00:00noviembre 13th, 2019|

"They are able to step back and take stock of progress. They are able to mull over their actions and consider how they might have done things differently. Good learners are self-aware, able to contemplate their actions to continually 'grow their learning power." Guy Claxton, “What’s the Point of School?”

Emotion in Education

2019-09-16T11:00:19+00:00septiembre 28th, 2019|

We all had teachers when we were younger. Some were good teachers, some were not so good. But you know we all remember teachers who affected us in a profound way. (...) The only thing that matters is whether there was a caring context for what you learned, because that stays with you.    Emotion in Education: An interview with Maurice Elias EDUTOPIA. The director of Rutgers University's Social and Emotional Learning Lab talks about why SEL should be an integral part of academic life.