Making Kids Cleverer
If we could make all children cleverer, should we? The session reviews a body of evidence that suggests that intelligence is positively correlated with pretty much everything we value and that by increasing children’s stores of knowledge we can act to raise their intelligence which should, in turn, make them happier, healthier and safer.
(Lezing is in het Engels)
The author of several books on education, David Didau is a prominent and often provocative commentator on social media. David taught in English schools for 15 years before becoming a full-time writer, speaker and consultant. His blog, The Learning Spy, is one of the most influential education blogs in the UK, and he has written a series of books that challenge our assumptions such as, What If Everything You Knew About Education Was Wrong?, What Every Teacher Needs To Know About Psychology and Making Kids Cleverer.