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ivonprefontaine:

This is an interesting concept. It probably can be done on a daily basis and could be genuine if we all worked together. This would be a great way to reward those in the classrooms if it were done well. I mean celebrate the accomplishments of children and their teachers. Together, they share the potential of co-creating a new world in each moment.

Originally posted on 3D Eye:

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
Nelson Mandela

There are good people in all walks of life. In education there are some really good people, who have committed their lives to nurturing future generations to enjoy learning and continue with learning throughout their lives. As a nation, we celebrate sporting achievements and attend a range of musical festivals but rarely do we come together to celebrate education.

London Festival of Education                                                                  ©3Di Associates Photography

“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.”
Aristotle

This weekend was the inaugural “London Festival of Education” at the Institute of Education. Over 1500 people…

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About ivonprefontaine

I have been an educator for almost 20 years. Prior to that, I worked in private industry for 15 years, then returned to university to earn my education degree. For the past 11 years, I have been a co-creator of learning in a unique, progressive, alternative educational school of choice. Currently, I am engaged in a doctoral program at Gonzaga University in Spokane. A main theme in my learning there has been the roles of systems thinking, complexity theory, and organizational theory, and how they apply to education generally and the learning environment I share with students, parents, and colleagues.

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  1. The Celebration of Festival of Education is highly rejoiceable . Everyone indeed should recognize that Education is an experience and it’s core components are understanding and values. The purpose of education is primarily to help students become better human beings and effective citizens. The post is really interesting and the concept is appreciable too.

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