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Engaging Learning

Throughout the following conversation please filter your responses through our previous agreements: Children can’t help but learn to become adults Learning is not just “a” central focus; it is “the” central dynamic of being human, encompassing every aspect of our existence and development. Because nothing within a child’s potential agency is (or can be) more […]

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Universal Learning Needs

I am in Blue. Gemini (formerly Bard) is in Black Considering everything discussed and referred to in our prior conversations:  Always Learning  What Should They Learn  We Must Be Stewards  Miraculous Intersections Regardless of what we are learning, what are the kinds of learning need experiences that can be consciously recognized during the flow of participating […]

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The Miraculous Intersection

  The best possible source of information from which to improve the stewarding of children’s learning, and the best possible source children have to improve their participation in learning is the same.  Decades ago, I started calling this convergence the “miraculous intersection“. In this conversation with Gemini (Google’s renamed Bard), we explore this ground-level principle […]

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Now What Should Children Learn?

Today’s children will become adults in a world beyond the imaginations of their parents and teachers. Given such unprecedented uncertainty about the future, what should children learn?

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Learning Disabling Words for Learning

Misattributing the effects of learning to other causes can have profound consequences, not just for individual understanding but also for how we approach learning as a society.

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Children Can’t Help But Learn to Become Adults

I understand that the way I talk about learning has the potential to contribute to existing misconceptions of learning and the acquisition of learned learning disabilities.

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Implicate Orders in Learning

Framing human learning as an “implicately ordered and implicately ordering participation in the flow of now” is a beautiful and profound way to capture its dynamic nature.

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A.I. on the Science of Reading

Indeed the established assumptions about the inherent stagnancy of text permanently dictate this offline, strategy-based model of reading instruction.

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Challenging the Common Conception of Neuroplasticity

The Brain Isn’t as Adaptable as Some Neuroscientists Claim. The idea of treating neurological disorders by marshaling vast unused neural reserves is more wishful thinking than reality.

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8 Dimensions of Wellness = 8 Dimensions of Healthy Learning

Look at the descriptions of each dimension. Each one depends on our learning. There may be aspects of each that are outside our agency, but within our agency, each one not only depends on our learning it is determined by our learning. This is what we need to learn. We are who we learn to […]

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