WHERE HAS CHILDHOOD GONE?

PRESENTATION by. Robert Palmer  There is a strong trend in current education policies urging ‘reality’ and ‘real life experiences’ to be an integral part of the curriculum. This has developed without consideration for the importance of childhood’s essential developmental stages and without an adequate definition of ‘reality’. While children should not be forced to live…

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THE WORK BEHIND TRAINS OF THOUGHT

Bloom’s Taxonomy identified 6 areas of teaching and learning. Edward DeBono popularized these areas as 6 “Thinking Hats” – a tool to strengthen critical thinking, collaboration, communication and creativity skills. Now, Dr. Colin Benjamin brings you “Trains of Thought” using the 16 areas of PPP (the Personal Preferences Profile). Author of How We Make Up Our…

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TRAINS OF THOUGHT

In a world of rapid change and increasing technology it is vital that students, parents, teachers and everybody else open their personal ‘pathways to progress’. Learning can happen anywhere, at any time, and should be fun, but certainly not frivolous.  We all have the responsibility to give our children the time, space and freedom to…

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