A bit of a different post to my usual ones where I unpack things going on. In this post I simply want to share 3 things that have sparked thoughts for me this week.
These sparks are on very different topics but have all kicked my brain into overdrive at different times this week. Enjoy: Continue reading →
Last night I bought, downloaded and read Can Computers Keep Secrets? How a Six-Year-Old’s Curiosity Could Change the World by Tom Barrett. Stemmed by all the questions his 6 year old son asks, Tom then delves into how we could maintain this natural curiosity that is with all youngsters but seems to disappear as we grow up.
I have long wondered at which point do we stop questioning the world like a 6 year old? When do we start to have more anxiety than curiosity?
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These questions struck me as both an educator and a parent. Continue reading →