Education is such a powerful tool, and sometimes I believe we do not recognize that. I believe it is so important as educators to recognize the power we have to prepare and set up our students for greatness. By instilling the qualities we want to see in the world, we will be able to see… Continue reading Education as a Weapon
The Tyler Rationale focuses on four questions: 1. What educational purposes should the school seek to attain? 2. What educational experiences can be provided that are likely to attain these purposes? 3. How can educational experiences be effectively organized? 4. How can we determine whether these purposes are being attained? In my own experience I… Continue reading Should we be following ‘The Tyler Rationale’?
In this article Kumashiro defines common sense, explaining how common sense differs depending on where you live, the society you are in and the culture you are immersed in. Education in different societies can be viewed very differently-some cultures view as strictly learning and see no value in learning through play or exploration. While some… Continue reading Defining Common Sense: Kumashiro