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Being Connected Professionals and Parents

Last week Routledge and NAEYC co-released Technology and Digital Media in the Early Years: Tools for Teaching and Learning edited by Chip Donohue.  This book includes 17 chapters from 23 experts and “provides strategies, theoretical frameworks, link to research evidence, descriptions of best practice, and resources to develop essential digital literacy knowledge, skills, and experience for early childhood educators in the digital age”.   504 more words



It’s just a quick one from me today as my laptop is on the blink. If I were using it I’d have to write a post that didn’t contain the letters ‘S’, ‘D’, ‘F’ or ‘G’ which would have meant ‘sodding’ and ‘fucking’ we’re out of my vocabulary for a start. 259 more words

Striking Mums

A Community Group is...

The process of writing a definition can be frustrating. There seem to be plenty of really great definitions on the internet so why go to the trouble to write our own? 121 more words

Adult Learning

The impact of energy

In the last two weeks I have attended two very contrasting workshops. Both were delivered  by internationally recognised speakers, both with very different energy impacts and outcomes for me, as the participant. 392 more words


Education Myths ~ “Learning Styles”

To stimulate life, leaving it free, however, to unfold itself–that is the first duty of the educator.”
~ Maria Montessori

Teachers and students (leadership and people), co-intent on reality, are both Subjects, not only in the task of unveiling that reality, and thereby coming to know it critically, but in the task of re-creating that knowledge. 1,472 more words

Mainstream Permaculture

Trending: Action Research

Here’s a quotation to start off your week:

“We Have Met the Audience and She Is Us”

That’s the title of Judith Bradshaw Brown’s contribution Hubbard and Power’s Living Questions: A Guide for Teacher Researchers.   235 more words

Education Reform

Eliminating Professional Development from Our School

You read the title right. We have eliminated professional development from our school this year. Gone. Done. Out. Never again will I utter those words. And you know why…If you are a school administrator, you completely understand why that term is persona non grata. 530 more words

Professional Development