Show Notes In today’s episode, we explore the link between wonder and resilience, the importance of relationships in our learning journey and the consequences of sensorial overload for children. What we’re talking about… Wonder as the desire to understand. The key role of curiosity in resilience. Why learning always happens in a relationship. The value of trustworthy relationships for learning. The consequences of sensorial overload. How to not overload our children’s senses.
Show Notes In today’s episode, we talk about the Reggio Emilia Approach, a revolutionary pedagogy developed among the ruins of World War II, its fundamental dimensions and also some ideas about how to apply them at home. In the middle of the school ruins, the villagers of Reggio Emilia discovered that children are natural learners, creators and social interactors. Designing a home for learning and creativity, as they did, can be as simple as opening ourselves to explore and l
Show Notes In today’s episode, we talk about the now scientific proven effects that playing in nature has on children’s well-being, physical, emotional and intellectual development, socialisation and learning; and explore a few treasures that it can bring to little ones and grown-ups. Although natural environments have been children’s best playground for countless generations, in our digital and sedentary society, it’s so easy to drift away from it. Nature is one of the riche
Show Notes So in today’s episode we are talking about the future of work and its implications on our children’s education. It’s no doubt that our world has radically changed in the last 60 years and even more rapidly in the last 20 years with the internet and the spread of digital devices. And the world keeps changing - according to the Institute for the Future, Eighty-five percent of the jobs that today’s students will do in 2030, don’t exist yet. In this new panorama, “soft
In this week’s episode we’re talking about the 4 P’s of Creativity and how to easily nurture our children’s creativity while focusing on the right thing. Mel Rhodes, an American educational scientist, was one of the firsts that tried to define creativity scientifically. He ended up discovering the 4 P’s of Creativity and took creativity out of the realm of the ethereal, in-born and fuzzy. This pioneering concept shows us that creativity, children’s included, is a phenomena wi