Tony Gurr

REAL Learning…

In Classroom Teaching, Our Schools on 04/04/2011 at 6:13 am

A couple of people asked about this post (from February) – so I am “re-posting” it. Claxton’s work is really interesting for those of you that want to get (more) “real” in the classroom.

A confession – I have been a bit of a “groupie” for the past few years!

When I read that it was “time” to leave behind the “old 4Rs” of education (Remembering, Reasoning, Reciting and Regurgitating) and get busy with the “new 4Rs” (Resilience, Resourcefulness, Reflectiveness and Reciprocy) – I realized that Guy Claxton had said in only 8 words what I had spent hundreds of pages trying to get across to people!

Claxton is highly critical of the wa … Read More

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