Learning together

An education project for a better life

Rafael Yuste: "Figuring out the brain will help us educate better"

The permanent search of neuroscience is to learn how the brain works, a field in which progress is very difficult but that could lead to an explosion of different lines of progress.

Leontxo García: "Chess is the best gym for the mind"

The educational benefits provided by chess.

María Jesús Álava: "Frustration is the path of knowledge"

Keys to reinforce self-esteem.

Carol Dweck: "It is crucial that children learn with a mentality of growth"

The search for continuous improvement.

Jesús C. Guillén: "Executive functions are paramount to success"

The revolution brought by neuroeducation.

Adam Alter: "If we spend four hours a day on our cell phones and it is not instructive, there is a problem"

The danger of smartphones in childhood.

Blanca Portillo: "If we deprive children of art and culture, what world are they going to build?"

Secrets for speaking better in public.

"If you've always been scared of challenges, learning to change can be very hard, but it's never too late"

Carol Dweck, psychologist and researcher

Francisco Mora: "The teacher must be the jewel in the crown"

Discover the secrets of neuroeducation. Francisco Mora is an expert in this discipline, which explains the mechanisms of the brain, memory, attention, emotions and other factors that distinguish human beings.

Joan Roca: "The most important aspect of our profession is to keep learning"

One must continue to learn in order to achieve excellence.

Carlos Casabona: "Healthy habits are learnt through education and by example"

Education as a weapon against childhood obesity.

Manuel Campo Vidal: "We have only been trained as receivers, not emitters"

A defence in favour of the value of communication.

Jorge Ruiz: "Potential talent is not instilled, it originates from oneself"

The importance of arts and humanities.

Angélica Sátiro: "Children must learn to think in a critical, ethical and creative way"

How can we promote creativity in education?

Ángel Peralbo: "Adolescents expect attention, limits and comprehension from their parents"

How to approach adolescents.

"People are not either creative or non-creative. This skill has levels of development"

Angélica Sátiro, expert pedagogue in creativity

Eduardo Sáenz: "Math sets us free"

Eduardo Sáenz de Cabezón, an eminence in the field of computer algebra, explains the important role of mathematics in intellectual development, and why it is so important in early education.

Marina Subirats: "Owe work for the construction of a culture not androcéntrica"

What is Co-education?

Rosan Bosch: "Designing for a better world starts at school"

More creative learning environments

Álex Rovira: "We must restore tenderness as element of human relationships"

What is the appreciative gaze?

Javier Santaolalla: "Real physics seeks to resolve the enigmas of the Universe"

To learn is to answer your own questions.

Tim Elmore: "Our job is to prepare the child for the path, not the path for the child"

The leader in each child.

Gregorio Luri: "Face to face relationships are of greater value for teaching purposes"

Common sense as a basic element.

"To love is to inspire in order to help a loved one to construct new objective realities: that they can complete a project or pass an exam"

Álex Rovira, writer and commentator

Valentín Fuster: "The heart gives us quantity of life, the brain gives us quality of life"

Valentine Fuster, world-renowned cardiologist, gives advice on education. Fuster considers it fundamental for people to find out who they are and discover where their talents lie.

Jordi Nomen: "Philosophy is knowledge that helps us develop a critical, creative and careful style of thinking"

The importance of humanities.

Sugata Mitra: "Given internet access, children can teach themselves"

Minimally invasive education.

Santiago Moll: "Electronic devices will enhance learning in the classroom"

Digital skills.

Juan Antonio Madrid: "Dreams clear our brains of toxic substances"

The effects of sleep deprivation.

Elsa Punset: "Become your child's emotion coach"

This way we can apply emotional intelligence.

Juan de Vicente Abad: "Students must learn to know"

The principles of the Service-learning approach.

"We can teach children self-control, optimism, joy and serenity, and these emotions have a significant positive impact on their intelligence"

Elsa Punset, writer and broadcaster

Javier Blumenfeld: "Eating must be a family occasion"

Healthy eating habits and bedtime routines are essential for improved brain function and are also beneficial for health in general. Javier Blumenfeld supports this theory.

Luis Castellanos: "Transforming language is the ability to choose words to be more autonomous"

The importance of words.

Eva Millet: "Education is also character: children have to be allowed to do things for themselves"

The effects of over-protective parenting.

Mario Alonso Puig: "All humans have potential and the ability to achieve greatness"

Self-esteem or independence.

Alicia Banderas: "Children's brains are not sponges"

The importance of free play.

Alberto Soler: "Putting a label on a child is very easy; removing it is not so easy"

Critical thinking in children

Melisa Tuya: "Autism should never hold a person back"

What lies behind an autism diagnosis?

"Educating your children involves giving them freedom and the tools they need so that they can figure things out for themselves, grow and become more self-sufficient"

Eva Millet, journalist and writer

Esther Wojcicki: "Children can cope with major challenges"

As a journalist and educator, she emphasizes the main skills that should be taught at school to make for a more meaningful education. Her method fosters values such as collaboration and creativity.

The successful educational model of Carcavelos Public School

A case for the Portuguese education model.

Jimmy Wales: "Learning how to learn is now more important than ever"

Universal access to knowledge.

Eline Snel: "Mindfulness teaches children to relax and think"

Enjoy everything you do.

Francesco Tonucci: "Educate means "to bring out or bring forth what is within"

Children's rights and open education.

Enhamed Enhamed: "Success is a question of compromise rather than motivation"

The importance of continuous effort.

Álvaro Bilbao: "To maximize a child's potential, it is essential to help them feel safe"

Understanding how your child's brain works.

"When I think of education I think of empowerment, as you learn things that can help you live a better life"

Esther Wojcicki, teacher and journalist

Richard Gerver: "We need to find children's passion"

This Professor in Education considers that the key to achieving quality education is to discover what children enjoy. Discover key aspects of educational models proposed by this human potential expert.

Patricia Ramírez: "Effort is essential. It is necessary to instill in young people that pleasure comes after duty"

Improving communication with adolescents.

Tal Ben Shahar: "People who regularly express gratitude are happier and have more success"

Can we learn to be happier?

César Bona: "We need to listen to children, to families and to transform all together"

Dialog with students.

Victor Küppers: "Education is done with love, lots of love, and time, lots of time"

Learn about positive psychology.

Silvia Álava: "Homework is always a child's responsibility"

Autonomy in children.

Robert Swartz: "At school we don't teach students to make good decisions".

How to encourage critical thinking.

"Punishment is effective; however, the ensuing collateral damage is tremendous. Recipients become afraid and lose confidence so that it won't happen again"

Patricia Ramírez, sport and the health psychologist

David Bueno: "Learning means changing our brain"

The biologist and genetics professor explains how your brain changes whenever you learn something new. Discover the secrets of neuroscience, a science that studies how the human brain works.

Kiran Bir Sethi: "We have lied to our children; they are not the future, they are the present"

Encouraging creativity in children.

Catherine L'Ecuyer: "No exposure to screens for children until the age of two"

How too much screen time affects children.

Mar Romera: "Overprotecting our children makes them weak at an emotional level"

Solutions for the future.

José Ramón Gamo: "Learning must be achieved through doing, not through subjects"

Neurodidactics in schools.

Cristóbal Cobo: "There is tension between what they teach us and what we use in life"

Technology at the service of creativity.

Tiina Mäkelä: "This way, you can know whether your child is being bullied at school"

Preventing and stopping bullying.

"Anything we learn alters one of the billions of connections we have in our brains. Therefore, learning means changing our brain"

David Bueno, genetic biologist

Pilar de la Torre: "Threats hinder relationships with our children"

All the details on non-violent communication, an alternative for establishing channels of relationship with our children, and understanding them better.

Rafael Guerrero: "I don't think we give as much importance to empathy as we should"

Learn to avoid tantrums and improve communications.

Pilar Jericó: "We parents have to set limits, even if it's hard and it pains us"

How to teach our children not to be afraid.

Heike Freire: "Nature is full of examples that teach values "

Educating in contact with nature.

Frances Jensen: "Teenagers are learning machines".

The brain is the last organ to reach full maturity.