Category Archives: Learning and Education

Time to park…

The title of this post comes from a suggestion that was made to me recently by one of my employers. I currently do at least three things… I’ve always found the ‘what do you do?’ question difficult to answer and … Continue reading

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Remix – It’s how our kids speak…

So I’m reading a book at the moment called Remix by Lawrence Lessig. He’s featured on this blog before because I found his book ‘Free Culture’ so brilliant and you can also watch his TED talk below where he outlines … Continue reading

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Detrimental Accountability…

Teach First have published a research paper which outlines why the current system of school accountability is “Unfit for purpose and detrimental to learning and teaching”. Assessment driven schooling may well help us to catorgorise schools in league tables and … Continue reading

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Collective Intelligence but not in the classroom!

As we see and understand more about the transitional moment we are living in, we are seeing technology made increasingly available across the grass roots – we are seeing teenagers from their bedrooms contributing significantly to cultural production. As Henry … Continue reading

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It’s How Our Kids Speak…

Here are 2 clips I’ve found helpful. I’m trying to draw together some of the ideas around technology inparticular media convergence and participatory culture and how these ideas connect to thinking about cultural production and learning. this is nice… This … Continue reading

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Web 2.0, Participatory Culture and Open Learning.

While the World Wide Web has technically existed for twenty years, web 2.0 has really come of age in the last 5 to 10 years. Put simply, web 2.0 is the use of the Internet for sharing and collaboration – … Continue reading

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