Killing curiosity: why exams harm scholarship and education
Teaching is about establishing and sustaining connection between curious minds to create and to share ideas and knowledge. Exams are about generating distance and social barriers to safeguard privilege. They are harmful to students and harmful to scholarship.
21. April 2020 | Tags: Essays, Analysis, Institutional education, Testing, Grading, Intrinsic motivation, Power, Gate-keeping, Privilege, Mastery
On doing empathy
Why our usual thinking about empathy is flawed and how empathy as practice will improve our teaching. / Deutsche Version: Empathisch handeln (statt empathisch sein)
6. August 2019 | 1 Kommentar | Tags: Essays, Mindset, Empathy, Vulnerability, Privilege, Power