Education, Curiosity, and Happiness
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What roles can curiosity and happiness play in learning?
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Listening to “Frequent Flyers”: What Persistently Disciplined Students Have to Say About Being Labeled as “Bad”

Listening to “Frequent Flyers”: What Persistently Disciplined Students Have to Say About Being Labeled as “Bad” | Education, Curiosity, and Happiness | Scoop.it
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I am re-reading Human Nature and Conduct by John Dewey. We often treat behavior as a binary se.t of actions: good or bad, compliant or non-compliant. We need to question what the role of what Dewey referred to as eviron (context) plays in behavior
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Opinion | The ‘Problem Child’ Is a Child, Not a Problem

Opinion | The ‘Problem Child’ Is a Child, Not a Problem | Education, Curiosity, and Happiness | Scoop.it
Suspending or expelling young students for behavior they can’t control makes matters worse. There is a better way.

Via Peter Mellow
Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's insight:
This is an article that points out the lack of effectiveness in suspending children. Form relationships and have conversations with them. Get to know them.
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6 Strategies For Dealing With ‘Difficult’ Students by Dr. Allen Mendler

6 Strategies For Dealing With ‘Difficult’ Students by Dr. Allen Mendler | Education, Curiosity, and Happiness | Scoop.it
From building relationships to cultivating responsibility and even ‘fun’ over time, here are 6 strategies for dealing with your most ‘difficult’ students.

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's insight:
Form relationships with students, give them responsibility over their learning (it is their learning), teach in a compelling way, create a safe space for learning and teaching, and make it fun.
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