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Personalised Learning and Martha Payne

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What kills curiosity, innovation and imagination? One could argue that a rigid, over-organised curriculum which is imposed on children and young people does precisely that. Enabling children to learn for themselves through their own real interests has to be the … Continue reading

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Self-study, Self-exploration, Self-empowerment

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“We’re obsessed with grades because we’re obsessed with data.” – Schocken Today’s post is a continuation of some thoughts on independent learning: self-study, self-exploration, and self-empowerment. Shimon Schocken is a former dean at Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya. He’s also taught … Continue reading

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The Difference

Originally posted on Wright'sRoom:
Two recent experiences have significantly impacted the way I think about teaching and learning and the importance of student¬†autonomy and volition¬†in our classrooms. I recently had the opportunity to attend a PD seminar around embedding…

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