Children today need what children have always needed: to play freely without adults getting in the way.
A school that uses boredom (in small doses!) to spark creativity and build confidence? Yes, indeed.
Can we do away with the hot-housing, ditch the obsession with testing, boost learning — and STILL keep accountability in schools?
Reading to toddlers with real books seems to foster richer learning than does reading with e-readers or tablets.
Slow Education on the rise in the UK.
“Execution and mastery over speed.” A Slow revolution in how we teach hockey (and any other sport) to children.
You cannot play faster. Play has its own tempo and rhythm. Rushing it kills the magic. For children and adults, true play is SLOW.
Typing is fast. Handwriting is slow. Which is why we learn better when we take notes with pen and paper.
A Harvard professor nails why slowing down is essential for deep learning.
What would a SLOW university look like? A fascinating seminar on November 6th at Durham Uni looks for answers to that question.