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Latest News: To get past the school mindset

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In a transforming society where the school and all its stakeholders struggling to adapt its performance to the digital age, Laura Grace Weldon’s solution is to get past the industrial age mindset of school into a more natural form of learning. She writes for FEE (Foundation of Economic Education): “We are born motivated to explore, play, emulate role models, challenge ourselves, make mistakes and try again – continually gaining mastery.” In this spirit Weldon identifies five ways to enter a mindset with heritage that goes all the way back to ancient times: Embrace divergent thinking, full body learning, less focus on instruction, more focus on free play in learning is some of the wallbreakers of the industrial society’s school mindset that Weldon suggests. A pedagogical vision promoted by thinkers like John Dewey, Maria Montessori, Jean Jacques Rousseau and many more. Read the full story here! Source: FEE

 

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