Crossing over to the dark side – 1

I agree with Saumitri Varadarajan that practitioners need to look at pedagogy, methods of teaching and learning etc’, so for all and sundry here are some helpful links to start you off with.

http://www.infed.org/thinkers/gardner.htm

Howard Gardner’s work forms a good base to start thinking from.

http://www.caroltomlinson.com/

I love the above stuff on differentiating instruction.

Bloom’s taxonomy – http://www.nwlink.com/~donclark/hrd/bloom.html

While a bit outdated Bloom may be good for new teachers.

As may this next one on Maslow.

http://www.businessballs.com/maslow.htm

Old hat but may be interesting for new teachers – Bono’s six thinking hat exercise

http://www.beefcrc.com.au/Assets/297/1/Step_6_3.pdf

For introducing me to this next guy I have to thank Geetha Narayanan profusely.

http://fno.org/mar09/dozen.html

Some valid politics from Paulo Friere

http://www.laconstituciondelperu.org/FreirePedagogyoftheOppressed.pdf

And more from Ivan Illich.

http://www.infed.org/thinkers/et-illic.htm

http://www.funderstanding.com/v2/theory/constructivism/ – is the last one for now.

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