Details and Generalizations to Stay Alert in the Classroom

Details and Generalizations to Stay Alert in the Classroom

Speaking in soundbites and slogans is easy rhetoric and offered on a daily basis as various governmental representatives attempt action based on little more than generalized concepts. Irritating but in today’s health pandemic, this is potentially life threatening as every person draws their own meaning;…

Purpose-Based Classroom Activities

Purpose-Based Classroom Activities

Finding different ways to support engaged learning is a worthwhile and interesting challenge; purpose-based activities to foster context and meaning. Recently, a student asked if it is a good idea to pursue an exam subject through enjoyment and, whilst I caution to consider a range…

Put your Mother on The Ceiling; Developing Visual Creativity and Evaluative Thinking

Put your Mother on The Ceiling; Developing Visual Creativity and Evaluative Thinking

How is time set aside to think? Maybe a clue is in the wording of set aside? How is time planned to think? For instance, reflective practice needs time to think. How can even better lessons be delivered? What changes need to be included? How…