Archives for student-centered education
Ce înseamnă ALTFEL în Școala Altfel?
We, at “Noi Orizonturi” Foundation, have different programs, we train different teachers and we want a different future for Romanian children. We consider ourselves a different organization, but it is difficult to determine in observable and measurable terms how different (Romanian equivalent of altfel) looks like. Probably, that’s why we empathized very well with the situation of the schools that organize Școala Altfel – a concept-program that sounds interesting, right? But what does it mean? The aim of this paper is to define more clearly how the success of such a project looks and what efforts are needed in order to get there.
SmartWeek – pilotul de afterschool în stil Gritty
GrittyHub is a space for exploring educational alternatives. This article brings an overview of the afterschool pilot project we have developed over the past year. Our intention was to create a new program focusing on the time children in grades 0-4 have after school. We wanted to provide a different solution to these children, who, most of the time, are involved in the standard afterschool activities with their own teacher.
Forma FĂRĂ fond, absența insuficientelor forme CU fond. Literatura de leadership în Educație. Studiu de caz
This paper is an argument about the necessity and the importance of leadership literature in Education. The study case focuses on the present situation of Romania.
Eu învăț, tu înveți … Care este impactul tehnologiilor digitale asupra învățării?
The article focuses on three key messages: (1) learning is a natural process; (2) authentic learning is a process that generates positive emotions, satisfaction, and self-esteem; (3) the use of digital technologies influences the dynamics of the learning process.
Reach Higher in Higher Education: What Romania Can Learn from the US Example?
This article presents a personal account of good higher-education practices in America, as experienced at Harvard and Stanford. Key-scholars and decision-makers in Romania may consider replicating and/or adapting these elements to the local context.