Teach students, not subjects

Learning Beyond Schooling to us is not just getting out of the school building. It is about taking a totally different mindset to a shift in paradigm. Learning beyond schooling is a process (learning process even) to redefine the whole concept of education and learning in relation to our children and their environment.  Sir Ken Robinson again, stress on a need to change. We look forward to a video or recording of his talk.

For Robinson, it’s simple: Teach students the way they learn.

“Personalized learning, to me, is the process of contouring learning to the individuals that you’re dealing with, recognizing that we all have different strengths and weaknesses, different interests [and] different ways of learning,” he said in a telephone interview Tuesday from his Los Angeles base.

“It isn’t that everyone has to learn different things, although eventually our interests will take us in different directions,” he continued. “But in terms of the things we want all people to learn … personalized learning is finding the best ways to engage with people with different interests, passions and ways of thinking.”

Read the rest of the news article at http://www.vancouversun.com/story.html?id=5298305

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