Challenging and adventurous learning

With the image below, Michael Fullan shows that student motivation drops dramatically between the start of primary school (K) and the end of secondary school. Marc Prensky about student motivation: “With consistency I can say they’re bored 50-70% of the … Read More

The average student doesn’t exist

The statement that there is no such thing as the average student, is made by Katie Novak in “The Myth of the Average”. This conclusion is important, because there are many situations, both in school and society, where average plays … Read More

Children don’t think in subjects

At most secondary schools, students and teachers work according to a strict schedule. Students are told where to go for each subject and have different teachers for different subjects. This may work for students taking their GCSEs or A-levels, but … Read More