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The labours of Hercules? Minor, compared with those of Economist Dean Baker

Good ole Herc never had it so good, even cleaning those challenging Augean stables while suffering the desperate urgency of a long shower afterwards, which brings us to Dean Baker. 1,087 more words

Economics

My #GlobalEd #TwitteratiChallenge | Where I go for inspiration | Simon Johnson

Thanks to the wonderful @abster for my nomination. Like many in this @staffrm, I owe much of my success and continuing professional development to the wonderful people on twitter. 71 more words

#BettChat - How to become a connected educator | Power to the PLN | Simon Johnson

No one can deny the power of Social Media for making connections, likewise, it is impossible to ignore the potential benefits of using social tools such as Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and the @staffrm to connect with like minded professionals and to share best practice / resources. 59 more words

Not everyone grows up to be an astronaut | Why I believe every subject is important! | Simon Johnson

I was listening to a song whilst driving to work one morning and one of the lyrics got me thinking! The lyrics in question were: “Not everybody grows up to be an astronaut”. 82 more words

Stupid Rich

“They were careless people, Tom and Daisy—they smashed up things and creatures and then retreated back into their money or their vast carelessness, or whatever it was that kept them together, and let other people clean up the mess they had made.” 1,078 more words

My Big Idea | The PLN Challenge | Simon Johnson

1. What is my idea?
My idea is based on Mark Martin’s (@UrbanTeacher) tech-challenge and aims to encourage teachers to expand their Personal Learning Network.2. How does it work? 77 more words

#FrenchGate Full Round-Up

A round-up of the main #FrenchGate events in chronological order.

3 April, Friday 21:39: Telegraph publish story by Simon Johnson that cites a leaked Scottish Office document detailing a meeting between Nicola Sturgeon and French diplomats where she allegedly stated that she would rather “David Cameron remain” as Prime Minister… 419 more words