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The anatomy of a good sports coach

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The anatomy of a good sports coach

No matter how much individual talent a sports star may possess, there will always be the need for a good sports coach in the background to nurture that talent. This is particularly true in team sports, where the differing talents of individual players need to be moulded together to form one irresistible force. While it is undoubtedly an advantage for coaches to possess a certain amount of talent themselves, there are other qualities and personal traits that are arguably more desirable. Continue reading

Why do I have to teach values ​​in addition to teaching math?

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Mathmetics

It takes courage to teach values… In a post a while ago I talked about the importance of education in values ​​and explained the ​​that consider essential for education in the schools of the century. Today I intend to reflect on why, what and how to teach values.

Even today many teachers are fearful and hesitate to teach values, they feel that their only job is to educate students, that is, teaching contents of different subjects that make the curriculum: mathematics, physics, literature … They think values ​​education is the sole responsibility of families, which are part of the private sphere of individuals. Continue reading

Education is not a sport

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Education

I do not know why, but often we treat education as if it were a sports competition talk about college career, to be first class or promotion, do rankings of schools, universities and even countries according to the results… we set educational goals and objectives to be achieved, we talk about culture of student effort as if this had to spend hours and hours studying athletes to train as … (and also , educational policy makers, but are always offside, do not stop hitting goals). Continue reading

We are very unfair to school

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Education

“Some of the most brilliant and creative people I know did not do well in school. Many of them found they could not get to do-and who were in reality until leaving school and passed the education they had received “Ken Robinson. Element.

It is true that, as stated Ken Robinson, many people have not been boosted their talents at school. But it is no less true that it does many others have done it. We all know great, creative and enthusiastic people who enjoyed success in school and in this institution found the motivation to fully develop their talents. Continue reading

4 thoughts on education and a plea

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Education

Before starting (I think deserved) summer vacation, I seriously proposed to rest for a few days of my readings on education and spend hours relaxing to read novels my favorite authors, who have very abandoned the rest of the year. The purpose was firm and I have kept … the problem is that, as education affects us all and is an essential element in the lives of people I find interesting reflections on education in almost all the novels I read. The truth is that in the literature have always found a source of inspiration to reflect on various aspects of life and education. Continue reading