The Learning Renaissance

Applied Cognitive Neuroscience Resources

The development of our understanding of how the brain works in learning forms a major element of the flowering of the new learning renaissance. Unfortunately, the cognitive theorists are often … Continue reading

August 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Return to School

Originally posted on ace-d:
? All Change – or is it? Here in the UK a new term is about to begin and we have new direction from Ofsted in…

August 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Millions of historic images posted to Flickr | BBC News

An American academic is creating a searchable database of 12 million historic copyright-free images. Kalev Leetaru has already uploaded 2.6 million pictures to Flickr, which are searchable thanks to tags … Continue reading

August 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Critical Thinking in Schools – Some Resources

Cybrary Man has compiled a vast collection of links to valuable insights and pedagogical resources to support the development of critical thinking in a school context… Visit Cybrary Man’s links … Continue reading

August 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

What Does Practical Digital Citizenship Look Like?

ETML has curated a really informative set of assets to share with young people regarding sensible use of online assets and being socially responsible… Knowthenet presents Manners Matter the online … Continue reading

August 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Getting to Know Your Students as Learners…

In former days, the emphasis on the first day of term was that it was the day the teaching started. However a little forethought and preparatory work might make the … Continue reading

August 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Guide to Copyright for the Safe and Legal Use of Images Online

This represents a very useful set of directions in the form of a flowchart for the safe and legal use of online images. Source: Can I Use that Picture? The … Continue reading

August 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Landscape of Learning Theories

This is a useful infographic of they landscape of current learning theories which can help inform how to support learners engage effectively in the learning process… Read more at ETML: … Continue reading

August 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Building New Learning Paradigms

Some thoughts on new learning paradigms and how to organise to deliver them…   Read more at TeachingQuality.org: Putting Students on Paths to 21st-Century Success

August 4, 2014 · Leave a comment