Experiments show that children in unsupervised
groups are capable of answering questions
many years ahead of the material they're
learning in school. In fact, they seem to enjoy the
absence of adult supervision, and they are very
confident of finding the right answer.
for both students
and teachers is
less about the
tools and more
3) Boost innovation through multimedia
1. Merging significant educational content with play.
2. Active learning engagement.
3. Achieving personal meaningful goals.
4. Boosting collaboration, communication, problem solving and digital literacy
5. Presenting real world problems to help critical thinking.
“if schools are involved in intellectual development,
they are inherently involved in emotional development”
“A student’s emotions coming into the class affect the
way, and how much they learn. Educators must be
able to connect to, and understand their students in
order to best serve those students' needs”
School in the 20th century was about uniformity, standardisation and
synchronization of behaviour. Children were put through by the state to
ensure they became compliant to authority, inculcated into the skills of
reading, writing and numeracy, and systematically instructed.
This was not education. It was indoctrination.
"Each time one prematurely teaches a child something he
could have discovered for himself, that child is kept from
inventing it and consequently from understanding it
International school of Bremen