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Express yourself through Music

Even if it is now scientifically proven that the human brain, when listening to music, activates (among other things) the brain areas that process language, does this mean that music is a language in its own? It is true that…

Teacher: a changing profession

The world is changing. The human brain is challenged, for the first time since the birth of humanity, by technological tools that are re-programmed thanks to artificial intelligence (AI), algorithms. The resulting changes are occurring at a speed that is…

Acquiring Life Skills Through Coding

Since 2014, coding was introduced in British schools for pupils from the age of five. Since that same year, Eden School has included the subject in the school curriculum. Coding or programming involves using languages ​​to ask a computer to…

Visual Arts and Learning

At Eden School, the Visual Arts are taught in the same way as Music or Maths. When teaching Visual Arts we must put in place a learning system that addresses the discipline as such as well as the interdisciplinary and…

Le goût de la lecture

Il était 1 fois une bibliothèque qui s’ennuyait : Cet espace, pensé et par ailleurs attractif, finit pourtant par trouver une interlocutrice passionnée. Des couleurs furent mises là où il y n’y en avait pas, le mobilier contemporain et  fonctionnel fut…

Many scholars have stressed the impact of assessment on student progress and learning. It is a central part of the latter as it transparently attests that teaching standards and learning objectives are being met (Jarvis, 2007). As a deliberate school…

In education, pioneering ideas are as much about intuition as they are about pragmatism. They are the reflection of a necessity. Their authors are passionate teachers, often dissatisfied with their practice. At first, they may question these ideas when confronted…

Music at Eden School (Suzuki method)

«All children learn their mother tongue naturally through listening and imitating.» Shin’ichi Suzuki This simple observation inspires and guides the great Japanese teacher Shin’ichi Suzuki- in mid-XXth century- to develop a method to learn to play an instrument based on…

Emotions, a Link from the Inside Out

Helping children to grow and blossom, give them the desire to understand, to construct who they are, to visit themselves internally, to be connected with others and the world… the desire to thrive … then learn to become serious, without taking…

Project Based Learning in Our Classrooms

How much do you remember of what you learned at school? What happened with all those facts, dates, information and formulas you had to memorise for the test? And what can we say about the hours we spent doing homework?…

Creativity at School

“The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.” Abraham…