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Fed up with the restrictions at his conventional school, 10-year-old Scott Gray convinced his parents to transfer him to one where children control their own education.
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FREE TO LEARN: Conclusiones del psicólogo Peter Gray en un estudio realizado acerca de qué es lo que ocurre cuando los niños son parte activa y deciden acerca de su aprendizaje.
“Children can educate themselves and are good at doing so if the conditions are right."
They also need guidance, in the ways put forward by both Piaget and Vygotsky.
Materials in the form of educational toys, games, books, where they can make their own selections are crucial.
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Children, with appropriate guidance, can provide insight and direction for their learning. They usually know what they like and what they do not like. The key is to elicit information which helps to bring what they want to fruition. I think educators are afraid of these conversations.
The skills that are pivotal to achieve the 21st century pedagogy goals are :
- Critical thinking
- Active learning
- Problem solving skills
- Communicating, making connections,creating and expressing oneself in a variety of ways
- Contextualized knowledge. As you can see in the learning pyramid , uncontextualized and non-activity based learning could result in a low retention rate.
- Collaborative team work. This is mainly achieved through web2.0 technologies and social networking tools .
If you have read the UNESCO’S publication “ The four pillars of education “ you would realize that collaboration is the core element of the four pillars which are :
-Learning to know
- Lerning to do
- Learning to live together
- Learning to be
Orientaciones, ideas y recursos para un cambio metodológico en el aula que posibilite un desarrollo de las competencias básicas en nuestro alumnado.
Education is a better economic driver than a country’s natural resources.