Fred’s Blog

You Can’t Teach an Old Dogma New Tricks

International agencies, NGOs, and corporations have flooded the developing world with a dizzying array of solutions designed to close the education gap.  Many solutions have proven their efficacy as promising pilots, even as education tipping-points. These promising...

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What is a Super Learner?

In an interview with Eric Davidove of Super Learner Magazine, I was asked the following:  How do you notice the presence of superlearners within the respective communities that you serve? What is their effect on other community members? First, perhaps, a definition of...

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Inquiry Science Teaching in China

I see it all the time in kindergartens through graduate school. You enter a room and settle automatically and unconsciously into your pre-assigned seat in order to be taught by a single voice coming from the front of the room. It is quite another thing to enter that...

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You Can’t Teach an Old Dogma New Tricks

International agencies, NGOs, and corporations have flooded the developing world with a dizzying array of solutions designed to close the education gap.  Many solutions have proven their efficacy as promising pilots, even as education tipping-points. These promising...

read more

What is a Super Learner?

In an interview with Eric Davidove of Super Learner Magazine, I was asked the following:  How do you notice the presence of superlearners within the respective communities that you serve? What is their effect on other community members? First, perhaps, a definition of...

read more

Inquiry Science Teaching in China

I see it all the time in kindergartens through graduate school. You enter a room and settle automatically and unconsciously into your pre-assigned seat in order to be taught by a single voice coming from the front of the room. It is quite another thing to enter that...

read more