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Enabling and revealing creativity in design & technology

Design & technology (D&T) has the possibility of enabling young people to be creative although in practice many teachers are reluctant to encourage the risk taking that is required for creative activity in order to ensure examination success. 919 more words


Progress Post: Career and Finances

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Teach summer school again

5/21/2017: It seems pretty likely that I’ll do this in August. 70 more words

Blog Posts

Something Special for Julie Nugent

    In her latest editorial for D&T Practice Julie Nugent, D&T Association CEO, asks if schools will to tell the Association when they are doing ‘something special’. 308 more words


The Disruptive Technologies and D&T newsletter

[Update 15-15-17: the first newsletter has been posted. If you haven’t already signed up for it, you can view it (and choose to subscribe) … 702 more words


Teacher Appreciation Week: Top teaching assistants demonstrate teaching strategies

Teacher Appreciation Week reminds us to think about the many wonderful teachers we’ve had and how they have contributed to our academic and personal development. 856 more words

Higher Education

Authentic Audience is Essential

There is something powerful about students create something for somebody other than their teacher.  I read this quote on Twitter the other day and was reminded of how important it is for students to be able to share their thinking and creativity with PEOPLE, not just their teachers. 197 more words

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