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 […]
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 […]