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May09

Problem Based Learning (PBL)

Problem Based Learning (PBL)

“The principle goal of education in the schools should be creating men and woman who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done.” – Jean Piaget Within a sociocultural and constructivist framework, Vygotsky coined the term “Zone of Proximal Development” to explain the relationship between development and learning referencing “the distance […]

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May03

Lessons from the Evolution of AltSchool

Lessons from the Evolution of AltSchool

  At Smartick, we always are very interested in following what is happening in the world of education technology because we detect that there are promises that could have stayed as such. That is why we were so interested in this article about AltSchool, a chain of private schools financed by many of Silicon Valley’s […]

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Mar22

The Importance of Repetition in Learning

The Importance of Repetition in Learning

  Now we don’t realize, but when we learned to drive we had all 5 senses ready in each action: selecting the right gear, playing with the clutch and accelerating, or remembering to look in our rearview mirror. There comes a day when, without realizing it, we do all of these with confidence and agility, […]

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