Monthly Archives: September 2011

Children’s interests and talents

Yesterday I spent a short hour or two in the Stadtsbibliothek in Berlin reading an article about Dewey and his conception in interest and effort. That for an interest to be genuine it must be more than a desire or … Continue reading

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Memory and judgement in children between the ages of 7 and 14.

A quote that has given me much to ponder. Something I already instinctively know and act out, but it helps to be so clear and conscious of it: “It is necessary for human beings to remember not only what they … Continue reading

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Why the word ‘consultant’ irks me

I know… it’s just semantics. But it’s the way that people already make up their mind about what someone does when they say that they are a ‘consultant’. It is the fact that some consultants come into organisations to change … Continue reading

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Teaching as an art (rather than a science)

I am just reading an article from Rose Journal. The journal deals with contemporary commentary and academic articles relating to the development of Anthroposophy in pedagogy. Right now I am reading this article. Just the other day I was speaking … Continue reading

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Paper-trails and protocol

I love organisation. I love it when it makes you feel like you have 4 walls and a roof around you and in the space created, you can breathe, think, do! This is how I feel when there are proper … Continue reading

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