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Learning/Teaching Metaphors

What do these metaphors tell us about our beliefs on learning, teaching, learners, teachers, and the state of training and development today?
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"...metaphor is not linguistic window-dressing, it reveals fundamental operations of mind."

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via Edutopia.org (@Jane Bozarth Learning/Teaching Metaphors)

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Learning is a construction site. (@Jane Bozarth Learning/Teaching Metaphors)

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Article based on this board. http://www.learningsolutionsmag.com/articles/1054/nuts-and-bolts-metaphors

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Operant conditioning = "hot stove" learning (@Jane Bozarth Learning/Teaching Metaphors)

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I don't even know what to say about this one... (@Jane Bozarth Learning/Teaching Metaphors)

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Turning gears. Via Jeffrey Heil's "What Does Learning Look Like?" board

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The tree: a learner is much more than what is visible from the outside. Also, you have to look for soil that matches to you as a learner, where you can grow. From Thieme Hennis (@Jane Bozarth Learning/Teaching Metaphors)

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Teaching as 'edutainment'. Some of the most venerated trainers in my personal world believe and practice according to this. One calls it "entertrainment". (@Jane Bozarth Learning/Teaching Metaphors)

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Learning is flipped

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Sage on the Stage (@Jane Bozarth Learning/Teaching Metaphors)

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Bye Bye E-Learning: Emergent Learning Paradigm More Important Than Digital Delivery Tools via @JayCross en Google+

Bye Bye E-Learning: Emergent Learning Paradigm More Important Than Digital Delivery Tools via @Jay Cross en Google+ (@Jane Bozarth Learning/Teaching Metaphors)

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Electron conduction--related to networked but also represents mono > polyphonic and force multiplier. Thanks to Steve Flowers @xpconcept

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Learning as a journey

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Valedictorian saw her time in school as "enslavement" (@Jane Bozarth Learning/Teaching Metaphors)

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Peeling back layers (@Jane Bozarth Learning/Teaching Metaphors)

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Planting seeds (@Jane Bozarth Learning/Teaching Metaphors)

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Learner as empty vessel (@Jane Bozarth Learning/Teaching Metaphors)

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fitting pieces together

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Networked learning: learning is web of connected people (@Jane Bozarth Learning/Teaching Metaphors)

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Learning web: learning is collection of connected objects (@Jane Bozarth Learning/Teaching Metaphors)

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blind men and elephant (@Jane Bozarth Learning/Teaching Metaphors)

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aha; switching on lightbulb (@Jane Bozarth Learning/Teaching Metaphors)

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