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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?


    Learning/Teaching Metaphors

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    "...metaphor is not linguistic window-dressing, it reveals fundamental operations of mind."

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

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

    Fire...

    Article based on this board. www.learningsolut...

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

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

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

    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)

    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)

    Learning is flipped

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

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

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

    Learning as a journey

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

    Peeling back layers (Jane Bozarth Learning/Teaching Metaphors)

    Planting seeds (Jane Bozarth Learning/Teaching Metaphors)

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

    fitting pieces together

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

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

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

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

    iceberg (Jane Bozarth Learning/Teaching Metaphors)