Education, Curiosity, and Happiness
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What roles can curiosity and happiness play in learning?
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TEACHER VOICE: My classroom is the loud one – and the students are thriving - The Hechinger Report

TEACHER VOICE: My classroom is the loud one – and the students are thriving - The Hechinger Report | Education, Curiosity, and Happiness | Scoop.it
My classroom is the one with lots of noise and activity from students. We like to get out from behind our desks, move around and have some fun — while learning. Moving and having fun helps to create a positive classroom culture. And I feel that a positive classroom culture is fundamental to learning. I’m …
Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's insight:
When children are active in their learning, they progress more than when they are passive.
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What Happened When I Stopped Lecturing (Try Active Learning!)

What Happened When I Stopped Lecturing (Try Active Learning!) | Education, Curiosity, and Happiness | Scoop.it
Now, instead of listening to a lecture, students analyze case studies, work through ethics dilemmas, and complete ethics surveys in teams of three.

Via Becky Roehrs, Mark E. Deschaine, PhD
Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's insight:
Students at all levels of school have to be engaged in their learning. The Grade 1 and Kindergarten teachers I interviewed described this as essential even with younger students. It had to make sense in their lives. Our pedagogic approach needs to reflect who we are as teachers and student needs at a particular time in their learning.
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Becky Roehrs's curator insight, April 26, 2017 11:00 AM

I enjoy active teaching and learning so much more than lecturing, too..case studies-creating content-small group work..