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Child-led Education?

April 18, 2019
By Justus FrankThe question of child-led education came up in a recent email I received and is becoming something that is discussed more often. It certainly is encouraging to see adults beginning to show greater recognition of the individuality of children, but the term ‘c...
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Are Your Children Lazy?

April 16, 2019
By Justus Frank“He could have done it, but he’s just lazy.” How many times have we heard that type of phrase and how many times have we used it ourselves? I know that as a teacher I would regularly label certain children as lazy, sometimes just privately in my head, bu...
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Consulting through conversation should be part of all of our lives. It's not about preempting what advice or insight may need but simply being open with your life so that people can ask for your insight when they are wanting to learn new skills that you already possess, or t...
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While play is a very essential element in learning, there are times where we find it valuable to narrow down the way we play and limit it to playing around with insights gained by others. Videos, books, talks, etc. allow us to start interacting with the insights of others at...
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There's a near unlimited possibilities as to what we as humans could be doing with our time and yet we prioritise our time to only learn certain activities. Why?The answer is inspiration......
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I've been very interested in Alfie Kohn's book; Punished By Rewards.Check out the video as I go into why the idea of "Do this, and you'll get that." is maybe not the good we thought it to be....
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