Education today: All filling...No flame. #sad #inspire #lightyourfire
Don’t Go Back to School: How to Fuel the Internal Engine of Learning
Learning outside school is necessarily driven by an internal engine. … [I]ndependent learners stick with the reading, thinking, making, and ...
Maria Montessori was born in Italy in 1870.She was the first woman to receive a medical degree in Italy, and following graduation she became director of a school for the mentally disabled in Rome.While at this school she formulated her methods for the education of very young children. She achieved startling results and the children under her tutelage passed many exams given to normal children.Her system of education,proudly bears her name today.
Adora Svitak: What adults can learn from kids by TEDTalks - Child prodigy Adora Svitak says the world needs "childish" thinking: bold ideas, wild creativity and especially optimism. Kids' big dreams deserve high expectations, she says, starting with grownups' willingness to learn from children as much as to teach. #Adults #Kids #Learning #Adora_Svitak #TED