Open University Innovating Pedagogy Report, 2019

Jenny Connected

2019). Innovating Pedagogy 2019: Open University Innovation Report 7. The whole system would need to be changed to allow for this time, as evidenced by the example included of a low tech, high play school in California. . Ferguson, R., Coughlan, T., Egelandsdal, K., Gaved, M.,

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Tinkering with the system won’t help reinvent the purpose of education

Jenny Connected

For those who are not familiar with the book, here is a Table * (click on it to enlarge) which briefly summarises some of the differences in the ways in which, according to McGilchrist, the left hemisphere and the right hemisphere view the world.

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Revisiting Calcutta (now Kolkata) after 65 years

Jenny Connected

We were all grieving for India, and I, at the age of eight, was packed off to boarding school. The first thing that hit me was the seeming chaos everywhere (although we didn’t visit new Kolkata, which we were told is calmer, cleaner and quite different to the old Kolkata that we were seeing).

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The politics of translation and the role of staff in Sudbury schools

Mathemagenic

This is a strange experience: I’m into the topics of self-directed education for quite a while but didn’t dive in-depth into the specifics of Sudbury schools until recently. So I asked about existing translations of terminology and got into a chat with Russian-speaking people doing a lot of translations of SDE materials and putting those ideas into practice locally in different forms. The Sudbury Model of Education | Hudson Valley Sudbury School.

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Stuck, (un)schooling and social, writing

Mathemagenic

There is a lot of discussions about schools in our house recently. We went to a democratic school last week and a friend from Russia is there with detailed reports about its inside working. Robert and Alexander are doing rounds of open days in secondary schools around us (yes, all options are open, as it was from the beginning :)) Our homeschooling group is meeting tomorrow to discuss new format of meetings after things went out of order last year.

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