Published on February 25, 2014
Castle don´t fit into classrooms! Hulda Hreiðarsdóttir
Castles Don´t Fit Into Classrooms How do brains develop? Why do we try to standardise that process?
Learning is an organic process empathy imaginatio numeracy n Motor skills literacy speach play Create a vision Self discipline Make choices Communicatio Sharing knowledge n Problem solving relationship s It does not follow a linear curriculum
The Education System Struggles with understanding brain development The problem with this idea called an “education system” is that it follows a linear curriculum and measures human value in a system that has no parallel with human brain development. How can we change that?
Learning is based on sensory experiences The brain weaves a network of knowledge connecting new knowledge and experiences to older data and that way making sense of the world
Different brain structures build different networks and rely on different sensory experiences Movement Auditory Imagination Visual Tactile Taste/Smell Nature
New understandings are constructed on a foundation of existing understandings and experiences
Fish Is Fish Childrens book
Children carry their previous experiences and knowledge to the classoom
What happens if the classroom does not recognize their way of learning?
Need For Movement Adult / Child Communication Different Skills Difficult behavior Pressure & Anguish Lost Opportunitie s Different challenge s
Behavior Gives Away Their Blueprint
ODD ADHD Disorder labels Good or bad? ADD LD
What can we do?
Re-evaluate what skills and talents are important
Bond and nurture beyond behavior
Stop teaching! Start inspiring learning and feeding passion
Use open ended Learning resources
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