Infecting children with the “I can” belief

The story of this woman inspired me to write this article.  Kiran Bir Sethi, designer, mother, revolutionary and brave woman, is the founder of the educational movement Design for change which began in 2009 and is already present in more than 66 countries, infecting child to child the powerful belief of "I can". Kiran, like many … Sigue Leyendo Infecting children with the “I can” belief

The importance of the environment in the child’s growth

"Many are the children who are raised in an environment that atrophies and incapacitates them, and then it is presumed that they are so by default of birth; even they themselves come to believe it "Shinichi Suzuki, violinist, educator and philosopher Shinichi Suzuki is the creator of the Suzuki pedagogy, which is a method of … Sigue Leyendo The importance of the environment in the child’s growth

The true meaning of the word education

“Ideally, education is the principal tool for human growth; essential for transforming the illiterate child into a mature and responsible adult. Yet everywhere today, both in the developed countries and those in development, we can see that formal education is in serious trouble.   Classroom instruction has become so routinized and dehumanized, that children often consider school … Sigue Leyendo The true meaning of the word education