Category: Self Construction

Disappointment

I was wondering; to what point a teacher can tell a child, student that he/she is disappointed? Isn’t the ‘disappointment’ the privilege of the parent(s)? To what extend has a teacher the right to use this emotional state of mind to teach children? And…

Inside or outside the box

The majority of people would always like to think outside the box. In some way that is their way to be innovative or progressive. Generally, there is nothing against this way of thinking, yet often it is ending nowhere hence to the incapability of…

Thoughts continued …

In a world of a technological way of living, where Internet shopping is the most convenient in our fast living world, I see it as our responsibility, the responsibility of the adults/teachers that we protect and preserve the true essence of education,… reading and…

Geometry as a springboard to math

When there is a first combination … you will find a second combination. I been thinking that these combinations are ideal ways to introduce a child in primary to various terminologies, words, language. One can apply terminologies found in algebra, explain the concept of…

Identity – Diagram

As spoken about, within geometry you can express easily express relationships… Here my geometrical representation of identity. I am still figuring out the pictograms that will and can represent my identity. That’s for the next geometrical representation…    

Geometry as a tool to strengthen logical thinking…

Geometry applied in the right way is a fantastic  tool to train logical thinking. already at an early stage, children can see and understand patterns. Often it is underestimated how a young brain can already understand structures infront of him or her. So Geometry…

Quote:Silvana Montanaro – Understanding the Human Being

Self Esteem Participation in every day life develops a feeling of worthiness in a person called upon to share it in an active way. Children become not only users of the world in which they live, but also producers. The basic experience of being…