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Sustainability related MOOCs starting September and Beyond (part 1)

September has arrived, which means the start to a new school year for many students around the world. It also means the start of a range of new MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses) available for free online, presented by Universities across the world. 575 more words


Learning methods

Teaching techniques have been hugely debated by great thinkers in the past. Each one of them advocated their own ideologies when it came to teaching methods. 461 more words

GRE Prep

Flying, Flattering Furniture

Be excessively nice to each other.

-Stephen Fry

Which is a stronger motivating tactic, fear or love?

I can recall several teachers, mostly in middle school, who were excellent purveyors of fear-fed encouragement. 547 more words

Teaching Standards of Riding Lessons - Following an interesting conversation on Horse & Hound Forum

It is believed that for something to change, the awareness of an issue has to happen. It certainly hold true for riding skill – we first need to feel or be aware of a possibility of the feel for something before we are able to tweak it, correct it, improve it.  238 more words

Rider Development

Photonics: An industry moving at the speed of light

Photonics is all around us; it is an integral part of modern human society, contributing to our daily lives. The science of photonics is the study an utilisation of light or photons. 661 more words


Are outstanding lessons 'often innovative'?

Have you ever produced a new teaching resource even though you have something that would do well enough in the file? Or conversely faced your class with that nagging guilt that you’ve been lazy and stuck with old materials? 621 more words

History Teaching

Why I blog (occasionally!)

There has been a lot of discussion over the merits of academics blogging (see here, here, here, here, here and here… 397 more words