Author: Gerard de Kruif

Some time ago I found this on Facebook. Though philosophy with children in schools is already existing for a longer time, this FB page is highly recommended – but will be known by practitioners of philosophy in schools-.This is what they say: Philosophy and the School:...

Over the last few years the Learning Teacher network has started to focus on E(ducation for) S(ustainable) D(evelopment) through playing a key role when it comes to UNESCO actions. In the magazine you can read lots of actions in schools regarding food, water, etc. As teachers...

Of late I read in my national newspaper an interview with a 9 year old schoolgirl. She mentioned that it was so relaxing when her teacher started to play classical music during the lesson when all kids were supposed to practice writing. My first thought...

The last magazine of the year 2017 With this edition, we have been wrapping up the production of publications for the year 2017. If you would like to continue your LTN membership and continue receiving the Magazine four times a year, please send a note to info@learningteachernetwork.org...

On Sunday, December 10th,  2017 the Nobel prizes were distributed. The chair of the Committee mentioned during his opening speech the start of a new initiative regarding teachers: the Nobel teacher. For this speech go to https://www.svtplay.se/video/16238102/nobel-2017-prisutdelning/nobel-2017-prisutdelning-10-dec-16-25?start=autoummit   Minute 13-15 “Nobel Teacher Summit is an international event held...

Rob knocked loudly on my classroom window and shouted ” Again, a near-accident in front of the school. I believe it is Debbie from your group!!” Many teachers will have had the feeling that this kind of events need to stop. Why are so many parents...

Looking for the proud teacher and her/his education on the internet I only found: students proud of their teacher, teachers proud of their students, teachers proud of themselves, how to make your teacher proud of you and are you proud of your school?     ...

The EU has just launched a new document that looks at the role of ITT in tackling the challenges in Diversity across the EU. It provides some excellent insights into how teachers can work with students to overcome some of the difficulties involved with diversity...

“I hate my teacher”.  “She is a cow”.    “She sucks”  “Everyone hates her”. . “Everyone wants her to die”.   And so on…. It is remarkable that on the internet we find lots of websites informing parents how they can learn their kids how to cope with bullying...

Important  Australian research at the university of Queensland (October 2017) is showing that practicing all kind of skills in the pre-school age (4-7) is absolutely worth spending time on as a teacher. Children themselves start these skills from 6 years old. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-10/sfri-saa101717.php Starting to read the summary...