Tag: learning

Drawing #mindset #grit #resilience #flow #learning

I cannot draw. This has been my mindset since about 8 years of age. Aged 48, I now understand how it came to be that […] 

Reading for pleasure?

Twice a year at this blog I reflect on books read. While drafting that soon to be published post, I started thinking about how children […] 

Travelling with children: Prague and Vienna

Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living. Miriam Beard […] 

In Edinburgh: Thinking About The Scottish Enlightenment & Contemporary Australia

“This was a townscape raised in the teeth of cold winds from the east; a city of winding cobbled streets and haughty pillars; a city […] 

Assessment for learning

“The teacher’s job is not to transmit knowledge, nor to facilitate learning. It is to engineer effective learning environments for the students. The key features […] 

Our Urgent Need for an Ethical Education

What ought one to do?      Socrates I do not believe in immortality of the individual, and I consider ethics to be an exclusively […] 

Learning a Living

“I want to do something I am interested in. I want to pursue my passions and live happily.” Quiia Cheng (17) “China is getting rich […] 

Great Teaching, Inspired Learning #2

A blueprint is a reproduction of a technical drawing…invented in the 19th century, the process allowed rapid and accurate reproduction of documents used in construction and industry. The […] 

Learning how to learn

The narrative about learning at our school is changing and parents are increasingly in on the secret. Students are asking the question of their teachers: how […] 

Travelling in Japan (Part III): Reflections and Highlights

“What must be admitted, very painfully, is that this was a disaster made in Japan…Its fundamental causes are to be found in the ingrained conventions […] 

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