The Learning Renaissance

Examination Revision: End of Learning Event, or Development Process?

You may think this is an inopportune time to be talking about examination revision, but that depends whether you view it as an end of learning event or a development … Continue reading

October 16, 2020 · Leave a comment

The Neuroscience of Better Feedback

Too often in schools we get hung up on homework and marking. We judge things in volume and in grades. I’ve always thought their might be a better way to … Continue reading

December 18, 2017 · 2 Comments

Photographer creates stunning video of Mars from HiRISE images | DIY Photography

Photographer and videographer Jan Fröjdman created a fictive flight above Mars using real images of the red planet. He has hand-picked reference points on anaglyph images from the HiRISE camera, which … Continue reading

May 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Schools Reinvented, or Rather Learning Reinvented

An interesting presentation from School House about reinventing schools for the 21st century. Amazing how often people say “changing schools” when what they really mean is “changing learning”…

August 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Recreating History – CGI, drama and history

A recent episode of the detective drama Ripper Street artfully reconstructed a nineteenth century rail accident in the east end of London, using a combination of real locomotives, models and CGI. … Continue reading

August 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Finding Creativity with Adults with Learning Disabilities

I’m currently working with REACH UK (Reach Learning Disability), a charity working with adults with learning disabilities. A major problem in supporting such learners is that too often, educators use a … Continue reading

January 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Digital Storytelling using Photo Story: Flowerpod

This is a Photo Story used to tell a simple story. The twist is that it was compiled by a number of adults with learning difficulties whom I work with … Continue reading

May 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

British Council Film Archive

This link gives access to some wonderful British Council Film Archives for use in learning… British Council Film Archives @ Vimeo

May 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Revision: A Guide for Students, Teachers and Parents (JLB)

Too many learners fail in learning. They usually put their failure down to being not very bright or not being able to remember things! In truth, their failure is not … Continue reading

October 16, 2013 · Leave a comment