The punishment is not educational, it is adult insecurity.

  I am in favor of a positive discipline in which the adult teaches the child prosocial behaviors and the knowledge of emotions. However, when there is violent behavior [...]

Gontzal Uriarte 4 comments

Many Negro parents have had little schooling themselves and hence are unable to appreciate its value

Esa es una afirmación de Ausubel en:  (Ausubel, 1968, p. 440).  Ausubel, D. P. (1968). Educational psychology. A cognitive view. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc 2 [...]

Gisela Redondo 5 comments

Violent video games promote violence in children

I find different opinions on the internet about the effects of violent video games in childhood. Some say that violent video games it increases violence and others that it [...]

Gontzal Uriarte 6 comments

Desegregation by controlling enrollment is the best option to improve the education of immigrants and Roma segregated in ghettoized schools.

Context: In the Basque Country (North of Spain) there has recently been a popular legislative initiative to avoid the segregation of students with low socioeconomic status that is ghettoized [...]

Gontzal Uriarte 2 comments

Dialogic learning is a scientific approach compatible with very diverse methodologies

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/0305764X.2013.819068 en castellano: https://publicaciones.unirioja.es/ojs/index.php/contextos/article/view/465 [...]

luisa 2 comments

Schools cannot overcome inequalities

One indicator of poor quality is to quote the Coleman Report to state that schools cannot overcome inequalities, hiding the scientific evidence that shows how such information is false. [...]

Elisabeth Torras 4 comments

Playing chess improves learning

In the study of Smith and Cage “The treatment group scored significantly higher than the control group on post-test measures of mathematics achievement, F (1, 38) = 4.14, p [...]

Elisabeth Torras 3 comments

Children with dyslexia don’t need early intervention, we must wait for their maduration.

  Students with reading difficulties  are perceived as lazy, not hardworking, slow childs but, nevertheless, more and more evidence demonstrate that this statement is untrue. The evidence shows that there [...]

Josep Maria Canal no comments

Students should not be given school homework.

I have heard many times that giving school homework to children and adolescents is negative for them because they would get stressed. I have also heard that children spend [...]

Marta Font 3 comments

Students benefit from grade repetition

Many teachers and parents think that repetition is a good measure for those students who have not reached the objectives of the course. They say that they are students [...]

Gontzal Uriarte 5 comments
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