See: waterfowl, runners, dog walkers, autumn leaves & a blue sky
Feel: Winter sun, frustrated, crowded, thankful
Hear: chatter, traffic, playground kids
Smell: Cold water, winter coming
Taste: tail of my after lunch coffee
Read: Pine by Francine Toon ★★★★☆ “Gothic Horror” is well out of my usual reading zone, but I enjoyed the slow introduction of the hopeless father & his daughter in the highlands. 📚
#mbnov border. At the moment my borders have shrunk to the Glasgow city council limits. This keeps me away from places that are both close and close to my heart.
Ivy, I am a big fan
Really dull day felt like it was getting dark at 3 this afternoon when I took this.
Read: Expectation by Anna Hope ★★★★☆ surprised that this feminist, to an extent, literary fiction kept me reading page turner. 📚
Along with avoiding @ewanmcintosh’s “keynote-speaker-sponsor-driven” & keeping to
@magsamond’s “non-hierarchical, open, peer-to-peer” I think early #teachmeet principals of everyone being willing to participate & serendipity of random were interesting ways to change dynamics.
The Wayback Machine is storing more than 475 billion webpages!
I just sent them some change: Donate to the Internet Archive!.
Bribing children is so tempting. What they want, especially when they're young, is sometimes so cheap, so easy to acquire, that the temptati...
Found via @dgilmour.
50 years ago, Edward Deci gave different groups of students a Soma cube puzzle to solve. Some were paid to take part, others weren’t. When he announced that the time was up, the students that were paid to work on the task just put the cube down and walked away.
David’s tweet also lead to
I’ve never been a great one for points and the like in class, mostly due to my inability to be consistent enough in their use and unexamined distaste.
Thanks for this. Earlier in the year when schools were closed here I was racking what is left of my memory for a piece of freeware I used to use (perhaps pre osx) that did a little of this, system extension maybe.. I think I used it with Marritech…
OSB looks marvellous I’ll certainly try it if we go back into school closures here.
And your side rant nails it!