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‘Once you stop learning, you start dying’ – Albert Einstein
Many inspiring and thought-provoking thoughts are attributed to Albert Einstein (1879-1955), the German-born physicist who developed the special and general theories of relativity and won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1921. Not only did he proclaim, “Once you stop learning, you start dying,” but he also opined, “It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity”.Read more about how this thought links to Attent [...]
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The pros and cons of intermittent online teaching/learning
2020 was, in many ways, an annus horribilis, for the whole world. Anyone in education, to name but one career field, can attest to this. The meaning of the Latin phrase annus horribilis is ‘a year of disaster or misfortune’. This expression was famously used by the UK’s Queen Elizabeth in 1992; thereafter its usage was promulgated into the public arena. In 2020 an unprecedented situation occurred. From face-to-face education teachers and l [...]
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Everyone is smart – in different ways
Everyone is smart. Let it sink in: Everybody is smart in different ways and in their own way. Think about it like this: If you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid. It has long been known that there are different types of intelligence... Whether it’s 4 types, 7 types, 9 types, 10 types or 12 types (there are different theories out there), doesn’t matter. The fact remai [...]
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