Category Archives: Advance Primal Learning

When Thinking Gets in the Way of Learning

Not overthinking

Wait! Learning without much thinking? Isn’t this a recipe for not really learning? Isn’t the purpose of education to improve cognitive skills and create good thinkers? Well, of course but… There is a whole side to learning that is implicit, requiring little overt thinking or teaching. While this is readily apparent in young children as they learn to interact, talk … Read More

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The Best Approach to Education You’ve Never Heard of

Kinder klettern eine Leiter hoch

Do you know what educational approach or framework you are using? Do you know the history and philosophy behind the teaching methods you use? It is called Instructionalism, a silent specter behind most everything you do in the classroom. It also is a major influence in the way we parent our children. It was formalized by The Committee of Ten … Read More

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