I experienced… the unhealthy shame that exists in our culture of medicine — where I felt alone, isolated, not feeling the healthy kind of shame that you feel, because you can’t talk about it with your colleagues.
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Until we attend to the culture of shame that surrounds learning errors, we will be only nipping at the edges of one of the greatest threats to our children’s education.
Refusing to speak or speaking in a whisper spares the child from the possible humiliation or embarrassment of saying the “wrong” thing.
Research: mental health effects of feeling chronically improficient in the skill areas most important to success in school
Re: Making Sense of Teacher Professional Development / Misconceptions That Block Learning
“THE BRAIN’S CHALLENGE” is the centerpiece of the Children of the Code project and illustrates the main challenge underlying learning to read difficulties in the English language.
Since posting my previous piece (When Learning Hurts – Toxic Learning) earlier this week, another blog focused on medical neuroscience posted a great overview of math anxiety called “Brain Markers of Math Anxiety“. The post refers to a study “The Neurodevelopmental Basis of Math Anxiety” that has identified the neural correlates of math anxiety for [...]
What and how students learn can have toxic effects on how well they learn thereafter. It’s vitally important that educators understand this.
How a president envisions the role of education in shaping the future of America is a telling indicator of his or her core beliefs, philosophies, economic theories, values, morals, and ethics.
What does it mean that most of our children are CHRONICALLY IMPROFICIENT in the skill areas most critically important for success in school?