Music Theory Lessons
Posted on 2016/10/29 05:10

Music Theory Lessons

Music Theory has never been kind to beginners. Cryptic notation, complicated maths, and an unintuitive vocabulary make sure of it.

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Why Children Are Like Their Parents
Posted on 2016/10/22 08:10

Why Children Are Like Their Parents

Child Clinical Psychologist Oliver James wondered why his son dribbles exactly as he did when he was young, even though he never taught him how to do it.

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Montessori Education
Posted on 2016/06/20 23:06

Montessori Education is based on the principles developed by Maria Montessori, who opened her first school for children of low-income workers in an apartment building in Rome in 1907. The school was called “Casa dei Bambini”, Home for Children.

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Waldorf Education
Posted on 2016/05/30 08:05

Waldorf education is based on the principles of Anthroposophy by Rudolf Steiner. Steiner founded the first school in 1919 Stuttgart Germany to educate the children of the factory workers from the Waldorf Astoria Zigaretten Fabrik - hence the name. All kids, independent of social status or talent received the same instruction, which made the school a pioneer of social justice in education.

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Buddhist Education
Posted on 2016/05/20 14:05

Ajahn Jayasaro, one of Thailand’s most renowned Buddhist monks and meditation masters, explains how we humans are different from other species as we are born very vulnerable and need learning to survive. He also explains how Buddhism is not a believe, but rather a learning system that tries to prevent ignorance, the biggest obstacle in life and learning.

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The Purpose of Education
Posted on 2016/03/15 00:03

American philosopher and cognitive scientist Noam Chomsky discusses the purpose of education, impact of technology, its return on investment and the value of standardised assessment.