Make better Mirrors.

“Any fool can know. The point is to understand.” ― Albert Einstein How can we better teach students to understand their own learning? Earlier in the month, I put together this post on reflection and refraction: or my thoughts on the need to make sure our networks are part of the reflective practice.  Incidentally, just this […]

Reflection and Refraction in The Classroom

If reflection can only happen in learning ecologies where learners are given time and direction, refraction can only happen in environments where we believe in transparency, networks and perspective. Schools and societies need both. I believe that portfolios/blogs are a wonderful way to bring refraction and reflection together.  In a recent post about the power of […]

From fire hydrant to drinking fountain

Welcome to your 2017-2018 Academic Year! I had a(nother) great chat with our Head of PSE, Louisa the other day, and it inspired this post (thanks, Louisa). We teach and live in a world with more resources than ever before.  With all we have access to, sometimes it is difficult to know where to start, […]

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