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Augmented Reality | Pokémon GO update

Following writing about AR goes viral | Pokémon GO at the end of last week, I though a brief update might be useful. Especially in relation to the safety of your pupils (or, indeed, children amongst your family and friends). 435 more words


AR goes viral | Pokémon GO

When we published our materials on Augmented Reality (AR) a few months ago it was quite hard to point to really compelling examples of AR. 833 more words


The Four Stages of Curriculum Development

The head of school at Brookhaven Innovation Academy, Laurie Kimbrel has been working in the field of academic administration for close to two decades. The former superintendent of Tamalpais Union High School District, Laurie Kimbrel is extremely familiar with such areas as project management and curriculum development. 225 more words


Delivering excellence and equity – some commentary on Scotland’s national education plan

The post-election period in 2016 has heralded a flurry of activity from the re-elected SNP and the appointment of a new Cabinet Secretary for Education. The next year or two will see policy development that puts education at the forefront of the nation’s priorities, all underpinned by the stated goal of closing the ‘attainment gap’ between those who have traditionally achieved well in education, and those who have not. 1,424 more words

Curriculum Development

New addition to the collection

Today I received a copy of Boyle and Charles’ Curriculum Development. For now it will have to go onto the reading pile for the summer, but a quick flick though has already shown some very useful sections which I can take forward as an undergraduate course manager and curriculum developer. 23 more words

Teaching And Learning

Using Technology Effectively in Residency

Time: 60 minutes

Learners: Graduating MS4s

Format: 60 minute discussion with a group of 12 learners, and an accompanying PDF.

Learning Objectives:

  • Appreciate the benefits of subscribing to RSS feeds and podcasts for up-to-date medical information.
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Didactic Teaching

The CCAF Model of Instructional Design

The CCAF Model, is another model of instruction used by teachers in both online and traditional classrooms. Acronym stands for


This post will discuss each of these characteristics. 358 more words

Education Concepts