talent development. If anything education has become standardised and formulaic focused on assessing and documenting achievement in literacy and numeracy.
Thankfully it has been reprinted by the NZCER and the new foreword itself is worth a read. Elwyn saw his class as a community of artists and scientists exploring their environment and personal concerns and he believed they were his teachers as much as he was their teacher. There was nothing formulaic or standardised in his classroom.
art of intellectual temptation’ giving teachers the challenge of creating learning environments that challenge students by providing ‘tempting’ displays from all learning areas; displays that as students become involved sees their research, language and art added.
|An MLE !!|
“Reading” is a must read for any open minded teacher. Look online for this. Also check the link below for a pdf version of another Smith book.
( An earlier blog that relate to today’s theme)
longer this developmental sequence is allowed to continue, the more generalized the deficits will become, seeping into more and more areas of cognition and behavior. Or . . . ‘reading affects everything you do.’”
facets of human thought that are labelled “comprehension” and ‘learning”, by drawing on insights from a number of specialized disciplines while endeavoring to maintain a coherence that will be both comprehensible and useful to practising or prospective teachers.’