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Radical Constructivism & Ernst von Glasersfeld

Radical Constructivism is?

Information is not simply transferred from one person to another, and passed from teacher to student. The learning experience is down to the individual building knowledge and their subjective interpretation of this experience. 207 more words

Adult Learning

Wildflowers, A Gridshell and Watercolours

At the weekend I had the great pleasure of spending a glorious day drawing and painting wildflowers. Sat in the Downland Gridshell building at The Weald & Downland Museum, you could be miles away from anywhere. 408 more words


So I'm married now...

Image credit: Lovegreen Photography

So… the big day has come and gone. It was everything I hoped for and more and, yes, as everyone said, it goes by so quickly. 453 more words


Try Everything

When I was preparing to leave the United States for two years to teach English in Central Asia as a Peace Corps volunteer, one thing my recruiter suggested I do to prepare myself for the technical skills involved with teaching was to become a certified Minnesota Literacy Council tutor and then volunteer at one of the many local English schools within the Twin Cities area. 747 more words


People, Places, Life at M Shed

In  February 2017, I’ll be running a seven-week creative writing course at M Shed Museum, Bristol harbourside.

Here’s a little film I made to tell you more about it: 28 more words


#48 October 18, 2016

Yesterday afternoon and last evening, we were lucky to combine two professional opportunities for both teachers and parents. During our staff meeting, we had Jessica Minahan working with staff on how to support students that exhibit and suffer from anxiety.   100 more words

Gratitude And Positivity

Fish & Chunks: Chunking Theory

Is it 3, 4, 5, 7 or 9? That is the number of spaces (or slots) we have for our working short term memory. Or is it different for everyone depending on prior knowledge, intellect, workload, stress or the topic being studied? 1,542 more words

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