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Growth Mindset: Research Update

Here, I’m sharing an interesting article that follows on from some I’ve written earlier about the work of Professor Carol Dweck and colleagues at Stanford University on Mindset. 132 more words


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For a period of about 10 years, whilst I was doing an MA (through the OU) and my wife was studying for her Cog Sci degree (a 1st actually, thank you for asking) I was fortunate enough to have access to the online journal libraries of the respective Universities. 618 more words


Bloom's Where You Are Planted

Spent a morning with student affairs colleagues developing new program and learning outcomes to define our work in connection to university and division strategic plans. Beginning at the bottom of  73 more words
Higher Education

Educators - Most Published Research Findings Are False!

‘Never-minds’ in medical-science are well-known – eg. blood-letting, soothing syrups for babies – loaded with narcotics, anti-arrhythmia drugs, hormone-replacement therapy, taking fish-oil as ‘brain-food,’ PSA tests for prostrate cancer, mammograms for all women, blaming gastric ulcers on stress, curing syphilis with mercury, etc. 1,352 more words

OFSTED reports

I’m working on a very-belated post on Robert Peal’s OFSTED report for Civitas. I’ve been working on OFSTED reports for quite some time, harvesting a couple of thousand of them. 30 more words

Education Research

Costs and Benefits of Initial Teacher Training Routes

Only recently did i manage to read the November 2014 report published by the Institute of Fiscal Studies (but joint with the Institute of Education and NFER, funded by Nuffield) on the Costs and Benefits of Different Initial Teacher Training Routes. 1,194 more words


Getting Gephi running on OS X Yosemite #gephi @Elijah_Meeks

A really quick one. Gephi 0.8.2 (beta) is a great tool but it’s very picky about the Java version it uses. If you’re on OS X and went to Yosemite then it probably doesn’t work anymore. 23 more words