You can probably remember at least one “a-ha” moment in your life. A moment when something suddenly just clicked. That feeling of impact when you realized the importance of a concept and how it related directly to you or filled an important gap in your knowledge. In educational circles, this is called a teachable moment. Teachable moments are unplanned opportunities that arise in the classroom … Continue reading Can We Create “Teachable Moments”?
Each human on this planet has a unique life experience. No two people have experienced the world in quite the same way, not even identical twins. How and when we meet people and the types of interactions we have with them; what knowledge we come across and how it’s framed; how we learn; and where our interests, preoccupations and opinions are gathered and assessed – … Continue reading Slices and Stacks
We’re constantly bombarded by information. It’s hard to look away. After all, we want to stay informed. We’re afraid of FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out). And we’re excited about the incredible quantity and diversity of knowledge at our fingertips; we want to take advantage of those multiple perspectives to expand our own. But we miss out on a lot by trying to focus on everything … Continue reading The Big Impact of Small Moments