Teaching students how to write logically: Sequitur logic

I have been experimenting recently with different ways to encourage the children to write logically. Normally, I give the students a scaffolded essay template to help them. Unfortunately, it becomes obvious that a) they have no idea why they need to complete the various parts of the template and b) that the template is actually… Continue reading Teaching students how to write logically: Sequitur logic

A summary of Educational Fideism so far…

A summary of my current thoughts for a formulation of Educational Fideism and an ethics of responding To respond to a situation correctly (to pay attention) is to recognise (and accept) its contingency, and thus ascribe absolute value to all aspects of it. Here, I’m using the phrase ‘pay attention’ as Weil does, i.e. something… Continue reading A summary of Educational Fideism so far…