We’ve all had them, those kids that seem way ahead on the line of brain development–the smart ones–and then, those, well, kids way behind–the ones who just don’t get it. Teachers of young learners are particularly aware of that difference: That kid just doesn’t get it.
Introverts are quiet. All they need is to be encouraged to come out of their shells. All you need to do is to tell them to “Speak up.” Right? No. It’s not that simple.
If you had to pick from options below for what is entailed in learning, which would you choose?
a. Development of skills
b. Appropriation of knowledge
c. Attitudes & values
d. All of the above
What’s your favourite scene from the Harry Potter books or movies? For me, it is in Harry Potter and the Half-blood Prince when Harry tricks Ron into believing that he (Ron) has drunk felix felicis (a lucky potion).