What do you really believe about learning?

Basic Approach: * Conceptions of learning and human nature matter * We tend to adopt one or more of three common sets of conceptions * There are basic tensions and questions raised by these sets * It’s worth struggling with these questions Conceptions of Learning: * Behaviorist * Selection of behavior by educator * Pursuit […]

Scrapyard Challenge

At the urging of one of my more artistic friends, I went downtown to Columbia College to participate in a free one-day program where we take discarded junk (electronic and otherwise) and turn it into electronic musical instruments — all without knowing anything about electronics at the outset. With about 20 minutes of basic instruction […]