Philosophy of Education

The question posed was “are all classrooms unique?”

The question posed was “are all classrooms unique?”¬†They are but not every aspect of a classroom is unique. The classroom is a microcosm of the social world. So what is unique? The individual students are unique. They have agency and a unique psycho-biography. On the other hand individual students also have dispositions conditioned by society.… Continue reading The question posed was “are all classrooms unique?”

pedagogy · Progressivism

Neither teacher nor student: learning happens in the spaces in between

I don’t think you can easily identify a good teacher. Some students respond to one person in a way they would not respond to another. Good teams have a variety of teaching approaches delivered¬†by teachers differentiated by personal beliefs and teaching styles. Students need to experience different personalities and teaching styles. The quirky and the… Continue reading Neither teacher nor student: learning happens in the spaces in between