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Creativity in the classroom: schools of curious delight

The third edition of this well-known text continues the mission of its predecessors–to help teachers link research and theory regarding creativity to the everyday activities of classroom teaching. Part I (chapters 1-4) includes information on theories of creativity, characteristics of … Continue reading

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The power relations of education have reversed

The classroom as we know it, invented by the Prussians a hundred and fifty years ago, and adopted across Europe and America as Germany rose to world power status, features a teacher sitting before a chalkboard while the pupils sit … Continue reading

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Imagining a Self-Organised Classroom – Some Gilles Deleuze’s conceptualisations

This paper uses complexity theory as a means towards clarifying some of Gilles Deleuze’s conceptualisations in communication and the philosophy of language. His neologisms and post-structuralist tropes are often complicated and appear to be merely metaphorical. However their meanings may … Continue reading

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Open Pandora’s Box – Curiosity and Imagination in the Classroom

Read   Much of the research done in the past 50 years has led us to view the child as overly rational, ready and eager to learn what grown-ups have to teach them, with little need for time and encouragement … Continue reading

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The Changing Classroom – challenges for Teachers

Such participatory learning projects thus not only provide real life experience of Internet research, production, or discussion, but help prepare students for later life activities, ranging from preparation for jobs of various kinds to giving them the social and communicative … Continue reading

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