Learning by Doing’ seen in action

June 21, 2017

According to the “classical” way of teaching, the teacher has all the knowledge and teaches with a certain number of established theories developed over time, with the help of illustrations and demonstrations while the learner, typically the student, merely sits and passively acquires knowledge.

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Research and Researchers Which Expose the Myth of Teacher Qualifications

June 15, 2017

As the African Heritage Foundation (AHF) continues to build its homeschooling service, it is also engaged in the process of educating parents interested in schooling their children at home on the its history. The AHF constantly does research on the most modern, tried and proven techniques utilized by other countries and educators in education and its application.

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Why We Need To Abandon Subjects And Focus On Big Picture Learning

June 8, 2017

“When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It’s to enjoy each step along the way.” — Wayne Dyer I think we got it all wrong in education. Consider this. We always talk about connecting the classroom (the instruction, the subject area, the concepts etc.) to the real world. But, doesn’t it make more sense to take what’s happening in the real…

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5 Reasons to Homeschool

May 16, 2017

Homeschooling is often seen as a new trend. However, this is not strictly true. People of wealth of long ago, often hired a live-in governess, whose sole responsibility was to educate the children of the household—to homeschool the children. There are books and movies, fictional and historical, that have allowed glimpses of this model. Some examples are the fictional book, ‘Jane Eyre’, the historical movies, ‘The King and I’, and…

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Barbados should listen to Dr Rodney

May 9, 2017

Dr Walter Rodney in 1973 wrote,”Education is crucial in any type of society for the preservation of the lives of its members and the maintenance of the social structure. Under certain circumstances, education also promotes social change. The greater portion of that education is informal, being acquired by the young from the example and behaviour of elders in the society.

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