Essential Orientation for Faculty Members, Teachers and Facilitators embarking on a journey to understand experiential learning and weaning away from the conventional mode of teaching. In my opinion this is the minimum level of understanding required by teachers of schools and universities.To maximally gain from this material, watch the following videos and read the following blog posts. Then write your reflections by connecting the ideas to your experience or observation.
- Sir Ken Robinson: Changing Education Paradigms
- Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity?
- Sir Ken Robinson: Bring on the learning revolution!
- Angela Duckworth: Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance
- John Hunter on the World Peace Game
- Diana Laufenberg: How to learn? From mistakes
- Sam Richards – A Radical Experiment in Empathy
- Kiran BirSethi teaches kids to take charge
- SugataMitra’s new experiments in self-teaching
- Cameron Herold: Let’s raise kids to be entrepreneurs
- Arvind Gupta: Turning trash into toys for learning
- Kathryn Schulz: On being wrong
- Deb Roy: The birth of a word
- Patricia Ryan: Don’t insist on English!
- Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are by Amy Cudy
- Parhogelikhoge by Dawn News Channel
- Alan Kay shares A powerful idea of ideas
- Play is more than Fun
Essential Blog Posts
These are the essential blog posts from my blog at syedirfanhyder.blogspot.com:
- How STEM and Learning is made difficult
- Why Project Based Learning? An Experiential Learning Case Study of Language Teaching
- How Language Acquisition is Made Difficult for Children: Eight Lessons from an Urdu Acquisition Case Study
- Subject Compartmentalization vs Holistic Learning: How to align with natural process of learning of a child
- Problems with Bloom’s Taxonomy: Impact on Curriculum and Motivation of Students
- Education as Tazkia: Is a child like a clean slate?
For the list of all my posts on School Education, click here