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Re: Educational Flow

Posted By: Catherine King on December 28, 2008
 
Yes--I agree with the above writer--we ignore such writing at our peril. I think the key passage in the review is:

"Czikszentmihalyi thinks there is too much emphasis on behavior over subjective states, on the quality of performance over the quality of experience."

I teach in teacher education and, drawing from my experience, I think most teachers would resonate clearly with this work, and recognize such involvement in themselves and their students, but do not have the tools to self-consciously implement into curriculum that is guided by heavy-handed top-down prescriptions and controls, high-stakes testing, and a focus on behaviors.

Catherine King
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 Educational Flow by Tammy Steele on December 27, 2008
 
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