Tag Archives: pedagogy

Welcome back to a new year.

Part of the vision and mission of the International Baccalaureate is an emphasis on life long learning. So, last week all staff at our school from K through to 12 attended one of four different workshops. The secondary school workshops … Continue reading

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Applying science to the teaching of science

An alternative vote May 12th 2011 | from the print edition AS DOES much else in the universe, education moves in cycles. The 1960s and 1970s saw a swell of interest in teaching styles that were less authoritarian and hierarchical … Continue reading

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Pedagogy vs Andragogy

A colleague recently sent me a pdf file (link out of date, try this one) titled “Pedagogy vs Andragogy” which was contrasting and comparing  the different approaches to learning. Andragogy was originally defined as the art and science of teaching adults how to learn by … Continue reading

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