This Full Sensory mindfulness activity, combined with the ‘non-thinking zone,’ are important assets for teachers and students.
Learning is a process of acquiring knowledge, but more crucially acquiring the habits and tendencies to transfer that knowledge in personally meaningful circumstances.
What/who is the most compelling, ongoing catalyst for helping students learn in your classroom? If it’s the teacher, you’re in trouble.
Education is at its strongest when learners are at the center of the process and can exercise their choices about what happens.
A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: An ongoing index of emerging learning models, theories, and technology for progressive teaching.
It’s not merely the closed-mindedness of fixed belief that can hold students back: it’s also the convenience of habit, the laziness of stereotyped thinking.
In a growth mindset, there are larger factors than the outcome. Progress and growth are acknowledged as valuable in the learning process.
So you’ve been told to play outside, and you’re not sure what to do. There’s no electricity, no Wi-Fi, and the sun’s glaring on your iPad.
Learning produces long-term and often invisible results–few of which are illuminated with the most common learning outcomes and artifacts.
Were you an active or a passive learner? Of what you learned today, what are you most comfortable with and what is still ‘iffy’?