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Lockdown Learning 2.0: The Redoubling
Facing deeper lockdown and longer remote learning, we must redouble our effort and energy.
Lockdown Reading: Figuring by Maria Popova
Maria Popova’s ‘Figuring’ could be the perfect book for lockdown reading…
The Business is Learning, not Teaching
As we head back for a second helping of remote learning, the focus must be on the learning, not the teaching.
Lockdown Takeaway: Look Back to Move Forward
As we head back into lockdown, three ancient ideas might be useful.
Sport is a Want, Not a Need
In the disrupted space provided by the pandemic, sport becomes nice to have, but not essential, to a rich life.
Ghosts in the Learning Machine
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”
Lockdown Takeout: The Magic of the Reading Habit
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”
Writing and Technology: The Middle Path
We should be flying our cars by now, not driving. There should be robots in every home and widespread interstellar tourism. The future is always uncertain – wrong assumptions remind us this all the time. Often, it turns out science fiction overestimates the extent and nature of change in our world. Related to this fromContinue reading “Writing and Technology: The Middle Path”
When imagining change during lockdown, it may be wise to remember that learning can be exponential