How open is open learning?

  From open-space classrooms to open university At the beginning of my career in 1970 I was lucky enough to teach in one of the first “open-space classrooms” in my city. Many years later, enrolling as a student in a Massive Open Online Course has...

Sharing stories is a peace activity

Have a look at the people in the image below. These people sharing stories are all focused on the same ideas. The children and adults in this group are all thinking about the meaning of the spoken words and visual images. This particular story also evokes powerful...

Music lesson plans for kids in daycare: how to plan for preschool

Using Internet search to plan a daycare music program Are you struggling to plan a music program for the three, four and five year-old children in your daycare center?  Is your head spinning from trying to make sense of what you have found in your Internet searches?...