Creating the conditions for learning
I was struck by a comment by Will Richardson on twitter this morning, about creating the conditions for learning.
I’d never really thought about it before, but at school I never asked any questions – I didn’t want to expose the fact I didn’t know something…
A teacher’s mission
This Will Richardson talk really resonated with me. He quotes Dewey. You should really watch it.
Learning – to what end?
“Dad? What does this spell? F-L-A-P-P-E-R?” My 5 year old is an engineer in the making. He has a book of how to make a whole array of paper planes. And so he starts his self-crafted apprenticeship. “Dad? Can you help me with step 10?” But this is the Expert Section. “Can you just do it?” […]