Virtual Laboratory for better learning Roman History

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The Laboratory in Roman History IL PUNTO aims at focusing the students’ attention on their own mistakes in order to improve their awareness and study method. Since Vittorino da Feltre, the children’s mistakes have been often assumed, at elementary and middle school level, as a starting point for moral change, and to strengthen the pupil’s character. At university level, on the other side, generally there isn’t much interest in the pedagogy of errors. On the basis of the Popperian theory of learning from our mistakes, and the Ricoeur’s hermeneutic circle that brings to re-cognize oneself as another, IL PUNTO takes advantage of the cognitive value of student’s mistakes for the human development of the person/student who faces a hard and complex subject of study.

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