Chris Clark, Chair of WEA Nottingham Branch, today, 23 July 2014, met another Chris, Chris Ring, Senior Lecturer in Social Work and Professional Practice at Trent University to explore the demand and need for continuing education for older adults seeking a more active role in creating an “age friendly” society; a “good society”. 236 more words
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Sarah taught a jig tonight which she learned from the playing of Kevin Burke: John Blessing’s Delight. A simple but satisfying jig in the key of G, it works well on flute, fiddle, mandolin, banjo, box and whistle, the selection of instruments we had at the class. 50 more words
Would you like the opportunity to have fun?
A Think-Tank in association with Age-UK recently called on the Government to make communities more “fun” for the elderly, arguing that this will help reduce loneliness and isolation associated with old age. 112 more words
The growth of Information and communication technologies (ICT) is causing a shift in what are and will be deemed best instructional practices in our schools. Many educators participated in a school system that was based on the printed text and have had to adjust their own learning and teaching practices to incorporate “new literacies.” New literacies such as blogs, wikis, Snapchat, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram are a part of the learning, employment and social realms of the students in our classrooms today. 555 more words