I want my students to be rule-breakers
It could be the title of a song. But it is not. It is a fact. That’s what I want. I have wanted it always without naming it, and since yesterday, after watching this video where a sophomore student at Georgia Tech USA welcomes freshmen, I can name it: I want my students to be […]
Imagine a class full of teenagers
Imagine a class of teenagers … This is how Daniel Pennac’sbook begins. He describes so well a class full of teenagers that you cannot avoid smiling because despite the years “things remain the same”. Because this is what adolescence is. Any educator -teacher, parent- whose turn it is to deal with this beautiful period of […]
The yellow post-it (written in pencil by the Harvard Professor.)
I have realized that having a post is like telling your life in chapters. Yes, the best ideas come from real experiences. So today I would like to tell you something that happened to me when I was attending classes at Harvard University. One of my greatest experiences ever is related to teaching. Continuous education […]
3 secrets of movie’s scripts
THREE THINGS THAT CAN BE LEARNT FROM SUPER HEROES MOVIES. Iron man, Batman, the Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Mission Impossible, Die Hard…I love those movies .They always have a happy ending. The objective, which at first seemed impossible, is always achieved. Even better, all the characters improve in the process: developing virtues, increasing […]
On-line or Off-line Education?
A few weeks ago I was told, with a lot of detail, by the Head of a very good school, the reasons why computers were not allowed in the classroom and the reasons why they don’t even teach the students how to use the computer. I understood the second part perfectly: students are tech savvy; […]
The benefits of listening well
My apologies for not translating this post. p.s. I can’t believe it! My super heroine, Marie Florleo, talks of this same topic in her blog a week after my blog was posted!! Here you are the link! Hace unas semanas escribía Juan Manuel de Prada que ya no se conversa apenas, vamos todos metidos en nuestros […]
Yeah, another blog, but I promise to be interesting!
Me enganché a twitter por culpa de una amiga que me inició un verano. Comencé siguiendo a un grupo de gente que decía cosas muy interesantes, con algunos coincidía en el planteamiento y con otros no. Con estos últimos mantengo discusiones tuiteras fascinantes pues me obliga a reducir mi pensamiento a 140 caracteres. ¡Sintetizar! ¡Qué […]