The Modern Educator
The most successful educators I know are inspiring.
It’s part of the job description.
I might be convinced to think that education is a discredited practice rooted out from classrooms. We, teachers, are believed to continue using methods that cause little or no improvement in student progress, and instead rely on anecdotal evidence to back fashionable techniques such as “discovery learning,” where pupils are meant to uncover key ideasContinue reading “Education as a Vocation”
As a teacher who lived life as a millenial, it is probably hard to relate to: the zillenials. A generation makes a lot of difference. Here’s why. Gen Zers are “digital natives,” a term coined by writer and speaker Marc Prensky. He originally used the term to refer to millennials born after 1980, as theyContinue reading “Educating Digital Natives”
Music penetrates deeply into the recesses of the soul, according to Plato. Similarly, language has been held by thinkers from Locke to Leibniz and Mill to Chomsky as a mirror or a window to the mind. The two creative dimensions are facets of a single cognitive system. Under the brain’s hood, there seems to beContinue reading “Music and the Language Connection”
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