Five fiction, five non fiction and some honourable mentions from a year of reading
A working teacher shares some tips for effective teaching in the remote environment.
All the EduTwitters is not gold, but it is still worth looking.
Facing deeper lockdown and longer remote learning, we must redouble our effort and energy.
Maria Popova’s ‘Figuring’ could be the perfect book for lockdown reading…
As we head back for a second helping of remote learning, the focus must be on the learning, not the teaching.
As we head back into lockdown, three ancient ideas might be useful.
In the disrupted space provided by the pandemic, sport becomes nice to have, but not essential, to a rich life.
Some things persist , ghosts in the machine. A lot of psychology, popular and obscure, explores and names the old scripts and thought patterns that act as operating system for many people, perpetuating good and bad habits. As we emerge from the experience of remote teaching and learning, the opportunity to look back and reflectContinue reading “Ghosts in the Learning Machine”
Every obstacle provides an opportunity for growth. This idea is not new and it is not mine. You see it threaded through tomes in airport bookshops, where charlatans and sheisters claim they discovered this essential truth, ignoring that fact that learned older and wiser minds sorted that out a long time ago. What an opportunityContinue reading “Lockdown Takeout: The Magic of the Reading Habit”