Adult learning theory & families


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In my previous blog, I wrote about the need to engage families in playful learning experiences while thinking of them as adult learners, especially in a social context. According to Knowles (2015), andragogy refers to adult learning and the framework of helping adults learn. Pedagogy serves as a foundation for the development of thought, instruction and […]

February 18, 2019

Parent Engagement Bibliography


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As researchers dive more in-depth into a topic to study, an annotated bibliography comes handy. The following Parent Engagement studies are in Bibliography format, describing ten research studies (including mix, qualitative, & quantitative). Balli, S. J., Demo, D. H., & Wedman, J. F. (1998). Family Involvement with Children’s Homework: An Intervention in the Middle Grades. Family […]

June 10, 2018

Active Learning Happens Everywhere


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On October 2017, a mother who attended our STEM parent workshop expressed to me that since attending the program, where she learned how to use technology and digital content, like STEM-based games and online activities, she noticed a vast improvement in her son’s learning. She was astounded at how digital and technology helped her son […]

February 5, 2018