LFE2012(2)

Some thoughts on learning technologies in the classroom

I was invited to participate in a panel session as part of the inaugural London Festival of Education today. It was a great event with some big name speakers as well as thoughtful contributions from those at the sharp end in the classroom. I’ve written it up in a combined post with MozFest on my […]

Teaching the fourth “r:” webmaking as a vital 21st century skill?

On Thursday evening I listened in to a fantastic ‘fireside chat’ with author Cathy Davidson. She was in conversation with Michelle Levesque (mostly) and Mark Surman about what she considers to be the 4th ‘R': algoRithmic thinking. Session link: http://lanyrd.com/2012/CathyDavidson Cathy’s fantastic. She’s an educational celebrity yet sharp, funny and incredibly warm. I had the […]

What I Learned at #MobilityShifts last week in NYC.

I spent last week in New York at the Mobility Shifts conference. No, I wasn’t there on JISC business; I took some annual leave and got there thanks to the generosity of Scott McLeod, Director of CASTLE. In return, Scott gets my undying gratitude and the following blog posts: Introducing Doug Belshaw, blogging at #MobilityShifts […]