Category: Pedagogy

LEARNING AND PROBLEM-SOLVING STRATEGIES
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LEARNING AND PROBLEM-SOLVING STRATEGIES

To learn, the child uses strategies. These strategies mobilize functions that are different but complementary to one another: cognitive strategies (attention, inhibition, planning, working memory, initiation, decision) affective strategies (emotions, motivation, self-confidence, impulsivity, anxiety) metacognitive strategies : metacognition is an expert system that manages executive functions ...

THE FEUERSTEIN APPROACH
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THE FEUERSTEIN APPROACH

Who is Reuven Feuerstein? Professor in educational psychology, Reuven Feuerstein (1921-2014) collaborated with Jean Piaget and André Rey (the inventor of the famous “figure of Rey”) who influenced him as well as researchers like Vygotsky and Guilford. He creates a particular approach that differs from that of Piaget, which is too fixative because he believes ...

THE MONTESSORI PEDAGOGY
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THE MONTESSORI PEDAGOGY

Who is Maria Montessori? Doctor (one of the first female doctors in Italy) and pedagogue, Maria Montessori (1870-1952) created a pedagogy which bears her name and which will be formalized from 1909 with the publication of a first book. It is part of the international movement of new education (active pedagogies) in the same way as Freinet, Desmolins, Ferrière, ...

THE GATTEGNO APPROACH
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THE GATTEGNO APPROACH

Who is Caleb Gattegno? Like Montessori, he is a scientist but also and above all a mathematician. Of Anglo-Spanish origin, Gattegno (1911-1988) is best known for his innovative approach to teaching and learning mathematics, foreign languages (the Silent Way) and reading (Lecture in colors). He also invented ...

TRILINGUALISM
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TRILINGUALISM

Language learning is supervised by the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). Teaching languages at school is complex, which is why there are different ways of doing it, with their advantages and disadvantages, depending on the constraints of national education systems.

THE FLEXIBLE CLASS
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THE FLEXIBLE CLASS

The flexible class is an island class that gives students the possibility of different physical postures depending on the seat chosen, the task performed or their needs.

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