There are multiple supper short chapters packed with first rate tips and insights making it an essential reference as well as one a core text to read and note in full. The graphics leave something to be desired - it pays to get in an illustrator. This is not a review, though I should compise one. … Continue reading Evidence-Based Teaching (Second Edition) Geoff Petty (2008)
When you learner is a teacher the same applies. The result of understanding something is changed behaviour.
The Future of Education with Daniel Susskind This was a lecture that sustained its pace. I've changed its title because I suspect that he adapted 'the lecture of the book' 'A World Without Work' and then journalistically tossed in a bit of Covid, when in fact his presentation and thesis was that education is getting … Continue reading The Future of Education
The meaning of words and learning, from how we learn to speak via Hitchings, John Seely Brown and the Open University MAODE module H800. I like that thought that ‘All knowledge is, we believe, like language’. Whether we are educators or not, we all have experience of acquiring or possibly learning a language. I was brought up in the North … Continue reading Language, Communication, Education and John Seely Brown
[First posted 17 September 2010 with some rewirtes in February 1914 and again today, 22 December 2020. As a lifelong diarist I know the value of being able to revist old notes; they like like compost getting better and better over the years. Here I seed some fresh thoughts from a wholy different perspective - … Continue reading On ‘Reflection in Higher Education’ by Jenny Moon in 1753 words