The Third Teacher


      The Third Teacher
Created by an international team of architects and designers concerned about our failing education system, The Third Teacher explores the critical link between the school environment and how children learn, and offers 79 practical design ideas, both great and small, to guide reader s efforts to improve our schools Written for anyone who has school age children in their life, from educators and education decision makers to parents and community activists, this book is intended to ignite a blaze of discussion and initiative about environment as an essential element of learning Including a wealth of interviews, facts, statistics, and stories from experts in a wide range of fields, this book is a how to guide to be used to connect with the many organizations, individuals, and ideas dedicated to innovating and improving teaching and learning Contributors include children s singer and advocate Raffi, author and creativity consultant Sir Ken Robinson, scientist and environmentalist David Suzuki, inventor James Dyson, and other experts who are working to create fresh solutions to problems and create a new blueprint for the future of education. Best Download [ The Third Teacher ] author [ OWP/P Architects ] – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

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  • Paperback
  • 256 pages
  • The Third Teacher
  • OWP/P Architects
  • English
  • 17 May 2018
  • 0810989980

10 thoughts on “ The Third Teacher

  1. says:

    This is a book or rather a huuuge infographic that every policy maker and school administrator should have on his her desk at all times I really liked that the authors themselves admit that this book is an incomplete collection of all the possible ideas to impr...

  2. says:

    Actually this is my second time going through this book while not everything is necessarily applicable in all contexts, it still makes for a useful reference point if you are working with learning spaces for children I find myself referring to it each time I am working on a project and many of the points are quite important That said, you actually do need to foll...

  3. says:

    A Design for Learning initiative at our school has led to discussions at staff and PLC meetings about how to design classroom spaces that are conducive to learning for all children This book was mentioned as a resource so I decided to read it The book was a relatively quick read as there are many photographs and quotes I agreed with much of what the book had to say Schools were designed years ago when life was much different Children need places where they can move both in and outdoors, a c A Design for Learning initiative at our school has led to discussions at staff and PLC meetings about how to design classroom spaces that are conducive to learning for all children This book was mentioned as a resource so I decided to read it The book was a relatively quick read as there are many photographs and quotes I agreed with much of what the book had to say Schools were designed years ago when life was much different Children need places where they can move both in and outdoors, a connection to nature, classes that connect the disciplines a...

  4. says:

    Because it was designed by architects and ignores everything book designers know about readability, the book is almost unreadable Important statements are put in our lines of huge text in a white font on a black background with nothing else on the page, for instance, and illustrations are thrown on the page in a bunch so it s hard to figure out what s going on However, it has some very interesting ideas for school design, someworkable than others, and it serves as an excellent starting p Because it was designed by architects and ignores everything book designers know about readability, the book is almost unreadable Important statements are put in our lines of huge text in a white font on a black background with nothing else on the page, for instance, and illustrations are thrown on the page in a bunch so it s hard to ...

  5. says:

    Okay, the low ish star is due to the accessiblity of this book The content I am in support of, have been preaching but useability of this book is pretty low Designers actually getting in the way of things, or in some ways, undermining what they are trying to teach.I was comforted to learn that one of my new graduate students who actually worked with the group who developed the content of this book, has designed a hand out that will make the contentsaccessible, by theme, for educators a Okay, the low ish star is due to the accessiblity of this book The content I am in support of, have been preaching but useability of this book ...

  6. says:

    I want to give this book to every teacher I know It is a collection of all of the major thinkers of progressive education and their ideas It is eminently browsable and inspiring All of the research that supports each small essay is cited so that you can easily get to the source and readon whichever topic interests you most...

  7. says:

    Upon finishing The Third Teacher, I immediately catalogued it and put it in our professional development resource section The versatility of the experts that speak out for design in education in this book make it a rich read I...

  8. says:

    Amazing book, a true eye opener of the different aspects that affect the education of children For those just getting into education, this is a great place to start Although the book speaks of concepts and ideologies almost 10 years old now, in many parts of the world they are stil...

  9. says:

    Good read for anyone interested in design in schoolsI got a lot out this book Would recommend to designers and anyone interested in education whether your a teacher or a politician

  10. says:

    There is still so much humanity needs discover about this world and our ways of learning.

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