Daily Archives: July 4, 2017

Last Child in the Woods: Saving our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder

This huge international bestseller, fully revised for non-American readers, is now in ebook. Last Child in the Woods shows how our children have become increasingly alienated and distant from nature, why this matters, and what we can do to make … Continue reading

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How can Parents nurture Resilience in their Children?

My focus on the themes of hope and resilience arose from my interest in the area of self-esteem in children, as well as from the questions parents asked me. When I began to address the concept of self-esteem, many parents, … Continue reading

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Innovating Pedagogy 2016 – Exploring new forms of teaching, learning and assessment

This series of reports explores new forms of teaching, learning, and assessment for an interactive world, to guide teachers and policy makers in productive innovation. This fifth report proposes ten innovations that are already in currency but have not yet had a profound influence on education. To … Continue reading

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Mill of Humanity: Swarms, emergence and us

Have you ever wondered how schools of fish move in mesmerizing unison? How termites build their colossal and complex homes? Where consciousness comes from? At the heart of these phenomena lies one of the most fascinating concepts in science. It’s … Continue reading

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