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Primary Educator; Naturalist; Physics fixes all the facts; Coffee.
Primary Educator; Naturalist; Physics fixes all the facts; Coffee.

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We know that Translating Theories of Learning into Theories of Teaching is incommensurable. But it does not mark a futility in the area of research - rather points us in another direction where reductionist methodology might assist in improving education.
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Is Translation of Theories of Learning into Theories of Teaching Necessarily or Incongruently Incommensurable?
It is by avoiding the rapid decay into the inert state of ‘equilibrium’
that an organism appears so enigmatic; so much so, that from earliest time of
human thought some specific non-physic or supernatural force (vis viva entelechy)
was claimed to be operati...
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Translating Theories of Learning into Theories of Teaching is no simple process - especially if we take naturalism seriously.
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Incommensurable Frameworks: Translating Theories of Learning into Theories of Teaching
Squaring the Circle: Correlation
Does Not Equal Causation How can we square the circle
between competing ideologies in education and the science of learning? The convergence
is no easy feat – ideologies prejudice and evolve over time and are guided by veste...
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If we are to truly make the paradigm shift in education, we must necessarily change many facets of educational research and practice. We are only beginning to make sense of this process - the implications might run counter to our ideologies. It might mean a confrontation between ideology and truth - how to we square this circle?
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The Story So Far
In Homo Educationist I established and methodological framework by
which to base educational research on insights from Behavioural Economics. In
it I argued that that despite the qualitative differences between economic and
educational research, it is justi...
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The Explanatory Power of Neuroscience
Advances in neuroscience will irrevocably change (beyond recognition) any familiar folk psychological concepts we hold dear about learning. In addition, it will profoundly change our epistemological methodologies insofar as it will reveal what it truly mean...
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The Explanatory Power of Neuroscience
Advances in neuroscience will irrevocably change (beyond recognition) any familiar folk psychological concepts we hold dear about learning. In addition, it will profoundly change our epistemological methodologies insofar as it will reveal what it truly mean...
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Behavioural Economics and Education... surely not... right?
Homo Educationist: Insights from Behavioural Economics
It seems contrary to common sense,
but advances in Economics Theory have implications that need to be understood
in the context of Education. Surely not… right? In order to learn, students make
choices about those things that provide optimal outcomes for th...

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Behavioural Economics and Education... surely not... right?
Homo Educationist: Insights from Behavioural Economics
It seems contrary to common sense,
but advances in Economics Theory have implications that need to be understood
in the context of Education. Surely not… right? In order to learn, students make
choices about those things that provide optimal outcomes for th...
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