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Education, citizenship, knowledge economies and ‘The Disappearance of Adulthood’

I quite enjoyed this article… there were parts of it I wanted to question him further on, but lots of it that just made a pile of sense… these are those bits: Lawrence Quill writes: “In 1982, Neil Postman wrote The … Continue reading

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Planning, the teachable moment and the ordinary moment 2

Hill continues: “If the word ‘planning’ is to be reconceptualised within a framework of current theory, we must understand that any act planned for the future is firmly rooted in the past. Planning then becomes a retrospective act, one that … Continue reading

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Planning, the teachable moment and the ordinary moment

Diti Hill asserts that “without in-depth consideration of their practice and the concepts and words they use to describe it to others, early childhood teachers will perpetuate the unquestioned thoughts of others and, as Lubeck (1998) has said, will merely … Continue reading

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Assessment in ECE and alternatives to Learning Stories

Ken Blaiklock has expressed concern that “there is little empirical evidence that the widespread [and government funded] use of Learning Stories can be justified in terms of gains for children’s learning.” He has reflected critically (and publicly) on the Learning Story … Continue reading

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