Between teachers

Between teachers

Carlos Gonzalez, a maths and science professor, proposes an innovative educational methodology: empowerment education. Based on respect, provocation and innovation, Gonzalez focusses on accompanying 11 unmotivated adolescents in the way of self-consciousness to help them discover their potential, creativity and gifts. Beautiful story where professor and students become teachers for themselves...

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Interview Carl Honoré, ambassador for the Slow Movement

Sloyu interviews Carl Honoré, an award-winning journalist, author and TED speaker. He is also a globetrotting ambassador for the Slow Movement. The Wall Street Journal called him “an in-demand spokesman on slowness.” His books, In Praise of Slow and Under Pressure (Slow parenting) have been translated into more than 30 languages and have landed on bestseller lists in many countries. Published in...

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My advice to parents? Listen, listen, listen to your children!

Sloyu interviews Eline Snel, a life devoted to the teaching of mindfulness and the soul of “Mindfulness Matters”, an innovative method to train children in the practice of mindfulness. “Quiet and Still as a Frog”, the book she has published to encourage the practice of mindfulness in the family setting, has been published in 27 countries so far. Interview with Eline Snel When was...

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Born with a talent

The best way to help your children is to help them to find and develop their talent. This way they probably will end up with a job that they like and are talented in. The talent – Teacher, I have a problem with my son. – He brought the results from school, a good qualification for drawing and a very bad one for mathematics. – So what you will do about it? – the teacher...

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What makes you worry?

Not only adults have fears… also our children have worries! But sometimes our kids have concerns about the most peculiar things, as you can see in the following story of Anthony de Mello. And if they escape? A teacher of preschoolers, observed that a girl in her class seemed very sad and thoughtful. – What makes you worry? – she asked The girl responded: – My parents! –...

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Raising children – John Wilmot

Before I got married I had six theories about raising children; now, I have six children and no theories. John Wilmot Photograph Flickr “Children”: Aca Quique

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