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Education of the future

Education of the future
In a typical classroom in Finland, students work in small groups. The teacher nurtures independence and active learning, allowing them to develop skills to understand and solve problems. “You may give them your love but not your thoughts, for they have their own thoughts. You may house their bodies but not their souls, for their souls dwell in the house of tomorrow, which you cannot visit, not even in your dreams. You may strive to be like them, but seek not to make them like you. For life goes not backward nor tarries with yesterday.” There is a strong emphasis on relaxed schools that nurture creativity, questioning and in-depth subject analysis - Natasa Pantovic (Kahlil Gibran, On Children) We cannot aim to prepare our children for the careers of the future. The education of the future is much more challenging, shifting further away from ‘spelling and formulas’ towards the development of cognitive thinking where children are given tools to develop their own world, when their time comes.

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Inspired or lost in the technology matrix? The many ‘entertainment’ options phones give us distort our ability to connect with people right next to us. We live surrounded by an increasingly complex matrix of impulses (transmitted via TV, media and the internet) that allow strangers of all sorts to interfere in our mental, emotional and spiritual development. Understanding this intricate network and how the human brain interacts with it is becoming our door to happiness and health. Our interaction with the Net, with TV and with computers has replaced our interaction with nature which in its magical way nurtures our cognitive,emotional, physical and psychological well-being The self or the personality is a bundle of socially-influenced traits that emerges and is formed gradually.

Arts make students smart When children are physically active and creative, they tend to focus better and work more enthusiastically with the rest of the curriculum. Arts, sport, music and drama are often viewed as fun extra-curricular activities for children but are given less importance compared with core subjects such as English, science, or mathematics. The arts should be taken seriously as a source of inspiration, as a way of life Do rewards, punishment work? In an experiment, children’s brains reacted strongly to positive feedback and scarcely responded at all to negative feedback. Our basic strategy for raising children or teaching students is a reward and punishment strategy. We are what we believe we are

Conscious Parenting and Kids Happiness: - Shattering The Matrix Nuit is the author of seven mindfulness books: A Guide to Mindful Eating, Mindful Eating with Delicious Raw Vegan Recipes (Artof4Elements, 2014), Chanting Mantras with Best Chords, Mindful Being towards Mindful Living Course (Artof4Elements, 2015), Conscious Parenting (Artof4Elements, 2015), Art of 4 Elements: Discover Alchemy through Poetry (Artof4Elements, 2012), A-Ma Alchemy of Love (Artof4Elements, 2016). Q. You say that the parenting is the most difficult job in the world. Why? A. The art of parenting is extremely complicated Taking care of your online karma Benjamin Franklin once said “It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation and only one bad one to lose it”. He lived in the 18th century and could have had no idea that his quote would be used over and over again by the likes of internet reputation management consultants today, whose focus is to continually stress the importance of reputation management strategies. The communication exchange on the web is fast, every single contributor counts, and the internet can be the cruel broadcaster of a wrongly written word. The internet is full of stories of companies that lost their reputation online because of a simple mistake.

Tapping the brain’s magic With traditional educational methods – its curriculum and its focus on examinations – students quickly lose motivation and interest for science and its magic. The human brain is truly extraordinary. A healthy brain has some 200 billion neurons. The conscious mind controls our brain for only five per cent of the day, whereas the subconscious mind has control of our thoughts 95 per cent of the time. A human being has 70,000 thoughts per day - Natasa Pantovic

Sneza's Goodreads review of Conscious Parenting: Inspiring Kids Creativity Sneza's review Dec 21, 15 it was amazing bookshelves: conscious-parenting, parenting, non-fiction, mindfulness, raising-kids, relationships, self-development, self-help, spirituality I own a copy Conscious Parenting courses is a great course and I highly recommend itI enjoyed working with my kids on creativity exercises of various sorts.

Create freedom in the learning environment Allow your child to cook, wash dishes, and take care of plants and animals. These activities are extremely interesting for children because they can act as grown-ups. A child has a deep longing to discover that the world is based on truth. Respect that longing.

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