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Why we are not able to make the school’s curiosity of the students?

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One of the main problems of school education is that, because of the urgent need to meet an increasingly closed curriculum, offer students something that they have neither defendant nor have any interest in learning.

This is the cause for much of the effort and energy of teachers is lost in getting to motivate students and show them that what they learn is of any use to them. What it is not paradoxical because curiosity is one of the most defining characteristics of children and adolescents and the real engine of learning. What then is the problem? Why we are not able to make the school’s curiosity of the students? Continue reading

The teacher as a mirror of their students

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“It is fascinating to note that the two brain structures that are long term primarily responsible for memory are located in the emotional area of the brain.” David A. Sousa: Educational Neuroscience.

I have said on other entries in this blog (Emotional education: learning to feel and educate is exciting, educating is to move) that emotions play a key role in learning. Every day I am more convinced how important is what is taught and how to teach it. Continue reading