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Francesco Tonucci: "La casa puede ser más peligrosa para el niño que la calle" Este psicopedagogo padre de tres hijos ha conseguido que miles de niños en el mundo vayan solos al colegio aprendiendo en ese trayecto casi tanto como en la escuela.

Francesco Tonucci: "La casa puede ser más peligrosa para el niño que la calle"

En 1991, el italiano Francesco Tonucci (Fano, 1940) convenció al Ayuntamiento de su ciudad natal para iniciar el programa piloto Camino seguro, que instaba a los chavales a organizarse para ir juntos a la escuela. Hoy la exposición Imaginar la educación. 50 años con Frato le rinde homenaje en el Parque de las Ciencias de Granada. Frato es su seudónimo cuando dibuja tiras cómicas.

Sus viñetas, sus libros –La ciudad de los niños o Cuando los niños dicen ¡basta! Neurologist Oliver Sacks on Memory, Plagiarism, and the Necessary Forgettings of Creativity. “Memory is never a precise duplicate of the original… it is a continuing act of creation,” researcher Rosalind Cartwright reminded us in her fascinating treatise on the science of dreams.

Neurologist Oliver Sacks on Memory, Plagiarism, and the Necessary Forgettings of Creativity

“The biggest lie of human memory is that it feels true,” Jonah Lehrer wrote shortly before being engulfed a maelstrom of escalating accusations of autoplagiarism and outright fabulation. Yet while we already know that memory is not a recording device, the exact extent of its fallibility eludes — often, quite conveniently — most of us. ADHD, Creativity, and the Concept of Group Intelligence. Cultures of Thinking - Home. Using Habits of Mind to Think About Teaching. March 26, 2010 by tanajohnson Thanks to all of you for your postings the past month.

Using Habits of Mind to Think About Teaching

It’s great to hear your thoughts on the articles and your work with your students. I understand we’ve given you a lot to read this semester, but I think it would be very helpful for all of us to read Part III, “Integrating Studio Structures with the Studio Habits of Mind,” pp. 89 – 111, in our Studio Thinking text. I know the examples represent ‘traditional’ visual arts classrooms (and our classes are anything but!) , however, I would like us to re-orient ourselves with the studio structures and the 8 habits of mind, and to really look closely at our own teaching practice this semester. From Research to the Real World.

Research & Rationale - Anderson County Teachers Excel with Kagan. The idea, which became the Essential 5, came from a great friend and fellow National Kagan Trainer, Rob Jutras, and of course from Dr.

Research & Rationale - Anderson County Teachers Excel with Kagan

Spencer Kagan whose visionary ideas have done so much to develop education, and in particular, the field of Cooperative Learning over the last three decades. In my role as a trainer and mentor, I have the privilege to work alongside and support all kinds of teachers, trainers, lecturers and professors. Some of those colleagues are incredibly experienced, 30 years plus in education, some complete "newbies" newly-qualified or not yet entered the teaching profession, i.e. teaching students, graduate teachers, etc. In my training and workshops, I hope I clearly demonstrate the power of Kagan Structures and my belief in these wonderful tools and just how they make a difference in the lives of students.

Articles by Dr. Spencer Kagan - What is Win-Win Discipline? Dr.

Articles by Dr. Spencer Kagan - What is Win-Win Discipline?

08 Consensus Placemat Directions. K-12 Education Tips & Strategies That Work. Talks with Teachers - a community of ideas for educators. Looking: Ten Times Two : Artful Thinking. 15-Step Checklist when Teaching a New Class. It’s so much easier to change your teaching style at the beginning of a year than in the middle.

15-Step Checklist when Teaching a New Class

This is because new students in a new class after a long summer break are much more receptive to change than the ones who are already used to the way you teach. The Surprising Truth About Learning in Schools. La miseria de la escuela. Search Resources. What Easter Island’s colossal stone statues teach about the dangers of modern school reform. EASTER ISLAND, CHILE: A tourist walks behind a platform with seven huge statues (moais in Rapa Nui language), the only ones facing the sea, in Ahu Akivi in Easter Island, 3700 km off the coast of Chile, 12 February 2005.

What Easter Island’s colossal stone statues teach about the dangers of modern school reform

The Chilean island, located in the Polynesian archipielago, has many archeological sites and its Rapa Nui National Park is included on UNESCO’s World Heritage Site list since 1995. AFP PHOTO/MARTIN BERNETTI (Photo credit should read MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/Getty Images) A glimpse of teenage life in ancient Rome - Ray Laurence. Koonce's Korner: Building Academic Vocabulary- "Brick and Mortar" Words. Earlier in the week I attended a training based on the book 38 Great Academic Language Buildersby John Seidlitz and Kathleen Kenfield.

Koonce's Korner: Building Academic Vocabulary- "Brick and Mortar" Words

I learned a TON of great information and some fantastic new strategies, but one particular discussion served as a huge Aha! For me. We were discussing the importance of developing academic language and how critical of an issue it is not just for English language learners but for all students. Cultures of Thinking - Home. Thinking Routines - Cultures of Thinking. Doodling, Sketching and 'Mind Mapping' as Learning Tools. When Schools Overlook Introverts: Why Quiet Time is Important for the Learning Process. When Susan Cain published Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking nearly four years ago, it was immediately met with acclaim.

When Schools Overlook Introverts: Why Quiet Time is Important for the Learning Process

The book criticizes schools and other key institutions for primarily accommodating extroverts and such individuals’ “need for lots of stimulation.” Much to introverts’ relief, it also seeks to raise awareness about the personality type, particularly among those who’ve struggled to understand it. It seems that such efforts have, for the most part, struggled to effect much change in the educational world. The way in which certain instructional trends—education buzzwords like “collaborative learning” and “project-based learning” and “flipped classrooms”—are applied often neglect the needs of introverts.

In fact, these trends could mean that classroom environments that embrace extroverted behavior—through dynamic and social learning activities—are being promoted now more than ever. Developing a Participatory Approach to Fostering Creativity Through Education. Zaption-demo-5.0-iphone. Conversations in the cloud. La guerra de las universidades contra el ‘copy-paste’ Hace poco, Zulema Calderón, profesora de la Universidad Francisco de Vitoria (UFV), encargó a sus estudiantes de primer año de Derecho una pequeña investigación sobre grandes juristas de la historia.

La guerra de las universidades contra el ‘copy-paste’

Los jóvenes, de entre 17 y 19 años, tenían que escoger entre personajes de la talla del filósofo Aristóteles, el teólogo Santo Tomás de Aquino, el jurista Hans Kelsen o el médico Wendell Holmes y exponer su aportación a las leyes en un artículo de unos 10 folios. Cumplido el plazo para la entrega de los trabajos, Calderón los sometió al análisis de Ephorus, un software antiplagio que la universidad empezó a utilizar en el curso 2013-2014. Hay que actualizar lo que se enseña - 18.01.2014. ¿Cuánta información y conocimiento se genera diariamente? Dos décadas atrás, en California State University, James Appleberry señalaba que el conocimiento disciplinario tardó 1750 años en duplicarse por primera vez desde el inicio de la era cristiana. Sin embargo, luego duplicó su volumen cada 150 años, y más adelante, cada 50 años. Actualmente, se duplicaría cada 5 años y para 2020 cada apenas 73 días. Seguramente sea muy complejo definir con exactitud cada cuánto tiempo se multiplica el conocimiento generado por la humanidad.

Deborah Meier on Education. Dear Readers, Let’s do a “what if” experiment. Supposing that all the poor and Black and Hispanic children surprised us all and got scores more or less equal to (or even better!) Than their richer and whiter peers on the spring tests. Emotional Intelligence: The Social Skills You Weren't Taught in School. Meet Google Keep, and 6 ways it can help schools. Google Keep is like a bulletin board you can keep with you wherever you go. It’s perfect for organizing ideas or quickly jotting down inspiration.

For a long time, I’ve been a list-maker and a note-taker. You should see my desk. Questions To Ask About Ed-Tech At Your Kids' School : NPR Ed. La Educación Prohibida - Película Completa HD. Visible Learners: Promoting Reggio-Inspired Approaches in All Schools: Mara Krechevsky, Ben Mardell, Melissa Rivard, Daniel Wilson: 9781118345696: Books. K-12 Education Tips & Strategies That Work. Videos, Common Core Resources And Lesson Plans For Teachers: Teaching Channel.

Tools for Differentiation / FrontPage. Image Source: Free Web Page Headers What is Differentiated Instruction? Adjusting the curriculum, teaching strategies, and classroom environment to better meet the needs of all students. In a differentiated classroom: Student differences shape the curriculumPre-assessment is typical and frequentMultiple options for students are offeredThere is variable pacingVaried grading criteria are usedIndividual efforts and growth are honored. Making Sense of Words That Don't. Sight words. Demon words.

Red words.