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October’s meeting featured a brilliant presentation by Indie Ed member, Liza Dombrowsky, which was followed by enlightening conversation about the connection of curricular content within our individual tutorial sessions. Liza presented the complex and often abstract concepts of mathematics across the curriculum through both historical and sociological context. Her presentation was not only thought-provoking but … more »
When a student, for whatever reason, begins to disconnect from class content they often feel at a loss for how to get themselves back in step with the class. They feel awkward about approaching the teacher for support and often lack the skills to review past material while remaining up to date. They can appear … more »
For some, school and the educational process are enjoyable and fulfilling. For others, it is a struggle. This struggle can be due to developmental challenges, mental or emotional challenges, social challenges, or just a poor match in learning styles. I have almost universally had a challenging relationship with education. I love to learn and explore, … more »
Do you think that you are as smart as you are going to get? Do you think that you can’t “unlearn” knowledge or habits? Neuroscience has been discovering how “plastic” our minds really are, even late in life. Watch this REMARKABLE video for a fascinating example of neuroplasticity!