Sir Ken Robinson – Bring On The Learning Revolution

Here is another amazing Ted Talk by Sir Ken Robinson about education and the way it can encourage or take us away from our talents. He speaks about a second climate crisis where the resources are people and the talents that exist within them.  It makes for fascinating viewing. Do you think education nurtures the … Continue reading Sir Ken Robinson – Bring On The Learning Revolution

Should we ban mobile phones in schools?

Mobile phones today are an ever present part of the world, and ever increasingly in our schools.  Mobile phones have advantages such as safety, but also open a gateway to distraction and arguments. Late last year, the French Government announced it's intention to ban students from using mobile phones in schools.  The ban has been … Continue reading Should we ban mobile phones in schools?

As a Teacher, has Copyright ever been an issue for you?

Copyright comes into many elements of society, including the classroom.  As technology advances this is an increasingly important issue. Students can encounter this through plagiarism of assignments, but also through the usage of media in projects.   I encountered this during university when I had to contact the licensers of Bloc Party to use their … Continue reading As a Teacher, has Copyright ever been an issue for you?

To Be Decided: Social Media In Schools

Hello everyone and welcome to TBD!  This week I'm going to talk about social media and it's huge effect not just on students but education as a whole. Social media is one of those things that I think we all take for granted.  Sometimes we don't appreciate that we can just message a group on … Continue reading To Be Decided: Social Media In Schools