Shifting education goals

Help Children Learn: from Conscious Parenting Book Friday 08 June 2012 at 08:17 am

How to Help Children Learn

Conscious Parenting Course 

A book excerpt by Nataša Pantović Nuit

One of the biggest problems of education today is that the ‘factory model’ of teaching: the top-down approach and the rewards-and-punishments ap­proach, limit students’ ability to contribute with their imagination and creativity.

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The system needs a shift in focus: from one that teaches children a curriculum, to the one that inspires lifelong learning. has to shift from conveying knowledge in a static curriculum package to enabling teachers and students to view knowledge as a dynamic entity that is constantly changing.

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Education of the future

Lessons from Finland Friday 01 June 2012 at 9:14 pm

Education of the future

an Exerpt from Conscious Parenting Course by Nataša Pantović Nuit

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You may give them your love but not your thoughts, for they have their own thoughts. You may house their bodies but not their souls, for their souls dwell in the house of tomorrow, which you cannot visit, not even in your dreams. You may strive to be like them, but seek not to make them like you. For life goes not backward nor tarries with yesterday.”  (Kahlil Gibran, On Children)

We cannot aim to prepare our for the careers of the future. We live in such a dynamic world that what was a norm 10 years ago, almost certainly will not be reality in 10 years’ time.

The of the future is much more challenging, shifting further away from ‘spelling and formulas’ towards the development of cognitive thinking where children are given tools to develop their own world, when their time comes.

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Pythagoras

Pythagoras Spiritual Wisdom and Philosophy Wednesday 30 May 2012 at 9:03 pm

Pythagoras (560-480 BC)

Esoteric teachings of Golden Citizens of Ancient Greece

Pythagoras Endless Wisdom One of the greatest Greek philosophers, a teacher, and a sage

Pythagoras lived at the same time as Buddha and Lao Tzu and he taught his disciples that a goes through an endless wheel of reincarnations until we purify and return to the .

Pythagoras formed The Pythagorean Brotherhood, one of the first un-priestly scientific societies teaching philosophy and science. Both men and women were allowed to become members of the order.

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Arts make students smart

Excerpt from Conscious Parenting Book about Kids Creativity Wednesday 30 May 2012 at 8:08 pm

Arts make students smart

Kids and Creativity

an Exerpt from Conscious Parenting Course by Nataša Pantović Nuit

Nurturing Creativity within our Kids

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Arts, sport, music and drama are often viewed as fun extra-curricular activities for but are given less importance compared with core subjects such as English, science, or mathematics.

Nevertheless, numerous studies prove that practising art, music and sport from an early age improves brain activity, self-confidence, creativity, and gives students an overall sense of well-being.

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Creativity or losing fear of being wrong

9 Most Important Tips to Cultivate Creativity Tuesday 17 January 2012 at 7:01 pm

Creativity or losing fear of being wrong

9 Most Important Tips to Cultivate Creativity,

Conscious Creativity by Nataša Pantović

According to the theory of left-brain or right-brain dominance, the brain's hemispheres are associated with two distinct functions.  A person who is ‘left-brained’ is logical, and analytical, while a person who is ‘right-brained’ is intuitive, thoughtful and creative.

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