Words about learning: themes

This week has seen a series of five ‘words about learning‘: you may have noticed a theme. First we explored sculpture, then weathering. We moved onto a different type of carving with ‘journeymen‘, then talked about metal. They’ve all been around a theme, each drawing the story forwards, each combining narrative and reflection.

Themes are useful: ways of collecting associated but possibly divergent stories together. We use themes in learning a lot, but usually call them curricula or programmes, which is a fancy name for a theme. Themes can help us develop magnetic learning.

The blog is in New York this week on a combination of workshops and holiday, so we’re defaulting to our holiday game of sharing short and reflective ‘words about learning’.

About julianstodd

Author, Artist, Researcher, and Founder of Sea Salt Learning. My work explores the context of the Social Age and the intersection of formal and social systems.
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2 Responses to Words about learning: themes

  1. Pingback: Words about learning: themes | CUED | Scoop.it

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