I do wonder whether it should provide experiences only – because if you provide the outcome for each experience you’ve pre-determined the learning and that’s detrimental to the learning process.
'Revisiting our educational history might encourage us to question some of the prevailing orthodoxies of our time...Perhaps we should ask why there are no comparable radical voices in Scottish education today.'
Hard hitting stuff. in reply @athole lists some possible radicals Sceptical Scot looks like a good addition to my rss reader.
Retrieve public RSS feeds from SoundCloud and iTunes urls
I had linked to another tool that did this that has now disappeared.
DIY alternative Get RSS feed from iTunes podcast links – Super User
http://realtwitter.com just remembered this.
keep forgetting this useful link.
Many argue that something is not right with social media as it currently stands. This post explores what it might mean to make Twitter great again? Responding to Jack Dorsey’s call for suggestions on how to improve Twitter, Dave Winer put forward two suggestions: preventing trolling and making cha...
Lots of things to chew over and follow up on in this meaty link filled post. I hope to do so over the break.
I was really pleased to get an email from Open Book Publishers (OBP) yesterday which started with this opening sentence: “Dear Chris, I’m delighted to let you know that I received a pos…
Although I am a primary teacher I follow quite a few HE folks blogs.
The Dystopia is Already Here a presentation delivered in a twitter thread via the Sunday evening delight @katexic
“Our S2 elective created pull up nets! They loved them! @STEMglasgow #STEM #STEMGlasgow https://t.co/sQSBS4BQ68”
— STEM @ Whitehill (@WhitehillSTEM) November 2, 2018
This looks like a lot of fun.
Over a decade ago, a few Scottish educators got together in a pub for a meetup. This spawned something that is still going to this day: the TeachMeet. I’ve been to a fair few in my time and, particularly in the early days, found them the perfect mix of camaraderie and professional learning.
Doug quotes How to Host or Attend a “Tiny” Conference
eight pointers for running a successful ‘Tiny Conf’:
- Keep it ‘tiny’
- Make it application and invite-only
I think I agree totally about the value of small. Not so sure about invite-only might miss some serendipity…
There have only been a few TeachMeets in scotland recently, I wonder if it is worth keeping TeachMeet.scot going?