A Visual Way of Understanding Student Development Theory

There are a handful books that I refer to as my “life changers,” or works that had a profound impact on me and my thinking long after I finished reading them.  One of these works is Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions by Edwin Abbott.  Flatland is not only wonderfully geeky and nerdy, but it also forces one to think about reality beyond our current understanding. Flatland is also a great way of understanding student development and stage-based developmental theories, visually.  In the presentation below, we’ll follow the adventures of A. Square.  Literally, a square, that… Read More