Monthly Archives: May 2015

Managing classroom discussions

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Observation

Another one of those old, but worth-keeping books is Pat Penrose’s Take Another Look Tirohia Ano. Some of the pedagogical theory seems outdated, but there is a section on Observation in it that makes it worth a second look. Penrose begins … Continue reading

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Emotional geographies

Introducing a special issue on emotional geographies, Joyce Davidson & Christine Milligan explain: “Recent years have witnessed a welling-up of emotion within geography, a surge of interest reminiscent of the fascination and exploration of embodiment that characterized much social and cultural geography over … Continue reading

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stories help us gain entrance

“Through the ages, stories have helped us gain entrance into the larger communities of the world. Today, fewer of us grow up in story-rich environments. A society impoverished of stories is insecure in its links to past, present, and future.” … Continue reading

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Children’s participation in research

Introducing her research into the nature of children’s playground games and rhymes in the new media age, Jackie Marsh describes her views on children’s participation in research. It makes for interesting discussion: “Building on the work of the new sociology … Continue reading

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