Profile: Poeh Center

Thursday, February, 14, 13 § 6 Comments

A visionary center in Northern New Mexico where education’s not about chasing urban jobs–it’s about thriving at home.

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Profile: The Barefoot Park

Thursday, January, 17, 13 § 4 Comments

In Medellín, Colombia, people don’t just learn in the park–they learn from it.

Children must negotiate gravity--and each other--as they attempt to make their way across block columns. « Read the rest of this entry »

Post 13: An Education Revolution from the Field [continued]

Wednesday, December, 5, 12 § 1 Comment

This post includes Parts 2 and 3 of a three-part description of a national movement in adult education that successfully replaced the “sit-down-and-listen” model with a more dynamic, more humanistic learning approach. Read Part 1 here. By guest contributor Paul Biderman, J.D.

In Part 1, I described the Kolb learning circle, which presents a drastically revised approach to teaching people of any age and profession—in my case, judges and judicial staff. Here, in Parts 2 and 3, I describe what may be of more relevance to this blog: how nationwide exposure to the Leadership Institute and experiential learning concepts sparked a national movement to reinvent the field of judicial education. « Read the rest of this entry »

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