Tag Archives: education

  1. On the paradox of learner-centredness and greedy-bastardness of tests

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    June 25, 2012 by Willy Cardoso

    I’ve been thinking about growth and education; where they overlap, how one serves the other and vice-versa. And assessment. Mainly, …
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  2. Between critical thinking, values, education, and teachers.

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    May 10, 2012 by Willy Cardoso

    Some teachers of geography, English, history, religious education, social studies and even science have made it their business to deal …
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  3. Where are they?

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    May 3, 2011 by Willy Cardoso

    (exercise in speed-blogging #1, a.k.a short n’ sweet posts) They measure, evaluate, test, examine, assess – all those years, every …
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  4. Teacher (educational) Development – An Invitation

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    February 22, 2011 by Willy Cardoso

    What is the purpose of being educated? What’s the point of education? Why do we need a curriculum? Why do …
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  5. The Matrix of Schooling

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    February 14, 2011 by Willy Cardoso

      Morpheus: I imagine that right now, you’re feeling a bit like Alice. Hmm? Tumbling down the rabbit hole? Neo: …
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  6. The most outdated enterprise of our time?

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    February 9, 2011 by Willy Cardoso

      In an era marked by constant transition and paradigm shifts (this is cliché), teachers are faced with opposing forces …
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  7. A christmas card for democratic education

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    December 17, 2010 by Willy Cardoso

    (This was supposed to be a brief answer to Jeremy Harmer’s latest blogpost, but I got carried away, perhaps diverged …
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  8. Early school years Part II – Experience & Self-organization

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    October 23, 2010 by Willy Cardoso

      You talk a lot about self-organization. Can you illustrate how could it have taken place in one of the …
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  9. Why do we treat Education as an industry?

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    June 3, 2010 by Willy Cardoso

    I think there’s always a time in life when you’ll rebel against your own beliefs. You can quickly supress that …
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  10. School of Rock

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    December 18, 2009 by Willy Cardoso

    I wish I ever had a sub teacher like this crazy dude. I’d have spared myself two years in a …
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