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On the problem of knowledge – part three: cognitive tools, language and the everyday #blogsync

This is the third part of a contribution to the #blogsync Knowledge debate. In my first BLOG I offered a progressive view of knowledge and rejected Govian pedagogy and neo-traditionalism. In the second BLOG I linked knowledge to skills (ways of thinking). In this BLOG I want to outline the view that language plays an important… Continue reading On the problem of knowledge – part three: cognitive tools, language and the everyday #blogsync

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Is growth mind set the power of “not yet” or the politics of “not ever”?

I was struck by @nancygedge’s excellent BLOG. I said I would BLOG about it at the time. I have worked with; blind students, deaf students,  physically disabled students. Students so disabled they could not hold a pen or speak properly. Also students with Apsergers, Dyslexia and ADHD. I’ve worked with students from every ethnic background, nationality … Continue reading Is growth mind set the power of “not yet” or the politics of “not ever”?