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Sunday, 24 June 2018

Our Dalton Platform

Leader of the platform Dr Agata Sowinska
International researchers:
Austria Henrietee Steinhauer - Akademie der Diözese Linz
Holland Drs Annemarie Wenke - Wenke Perspektief
Poland Prof.  Renata Michalak Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan

Friday, 15 June 2018

Article in Dalton Visie, the magazine of Dutch Dalton Association

Dalton Culture Corner

We are proud to announce that our next research project "Dalton Culture Corner" will be soon implemented and researched in some Dalton schools worldwide. The effects will be measured during the next year.  The new pilot schools taken part in the program will be soon announced.

Scope and conditions of the program:

Innovation is carried out in primary schools in English language classes. The presented innovation includes topics on British and American culture, based on the traditional elements of  'The Dalton Laboratory Plan', types of intelligences, different learning styles, Bloom's taxonomy stages. This innovative program is directed to children in primary education aged 8-11.
Assignements can be implemented in the educational schedules of the schools. The project consists of five cultural topics. The program includes ready- to- implement materials for children and lesson descriptions for teachers.

Tools of evaluation:

  • observation of the work and involvement of program participants;
  • analysis of the effects of  students’ assignments;
  • making project portfolios (portfolios are designed by International Dalton Consultancy);
  • questionnaire addressed to teachers;
  • interview with the teachers in Dalton pilot schools  worldwide;
  • connecting pilot schools worldwide by the use of webcam.
Authors of the program: Agata Sowinska: Roel Röhner,

International Dalton Conference in Deventer. Organized by the Dutch Dalton Association in cooperation with Dalton International

Thursday, 14 June 2018

Early English Program "Let's Daltonize English" in Xinhua Dalton School

We would like to share with you the photos, send by the chair of the Department of Foreign languages in Schenzhen Dalton Xinhua School Apple Ka, where our research has just started. We are currently researching the quality and effectiveness of our new method of Early Engish Teaching, based on educational Dalton pillars. We are leading the  research in action, which will help us to improve the new program  and implement it in more and more schools worldwide.

Saturday, 2 June 2018

The new initiative of Adam Mickiewicz University of Poznan, Polish Dalton Association and Dalton International

 Scientific magazine, with both practical and theoretical articles. In the magazine "Dalton Inspirations" you may find practical solutions in terms of differentiation during classes. The magazine is published once in three months with the ideas of both Dutch and Polish Dalton pedagogues. In the magazine you will find the genesis of the Dalton Plan in the world, the Dalton world of Helen Parkhurst, her personal vision of alternative education accompanied by her own reflections. The reader will also become familiar with reborn of the Dalton concept in Poland and first experiences with implementing Dalton Plan in a Polish school reality. The next numbers will concern fundamental pillars of Dalton Plan in both practical and theoretical perspective.
The separate column will be devoted to Dalton International Research, which is being conducted in Austria, China, Germany, and Poland. The represenatative of Poland of Dalton International research is professor Renata Michalak from Adam Mickiewicz University of Poznan, the chief editor of the "Dalton Inspirations" magazine. The link to the magazine: