Author Archives: Colin

Aside

“It’s the things we take for granted that we need to identify and question.” (Sir Ken Robinson in a speech to the RSA) Continue reading

Aside

Education reform is about changing a product. It will be more effective, instead, to focus on promoting learning as a continuous process built on content if we want to bring about a real and lasting transformation… Continue reading

Aside

So how does learning really happen… Continue reading

Aside

This post is just some prompts about the areas I covered during my Skype presentation to TeachMeet Memphis. It is intended to help anyone who may be deciding to set up and/or moderate a chat using Twitter, with a primary focus on my own experience of #mathchat. Feel free to comment or ask further questions if anything is not clear or you need some help! Continue reading

Aside

Seeing someone leave the nest or walk by themselves for the first time is inexplicable, unless you’ve experienced it for yourself. Being in a learning environment encourages you to continue learning. Having something to care about and share is, almost, … Continue reading

Aside

Despite your training and experience, everyone you meet tells you what you are doing wrong and how you can do it better. When people find out you are a teacher, the first thing they mention is the long holidays and … Continue reading

Aside

A tale told through twitter about connections – broken and repaired. For Maria Droujkova, Happy Math Storytelling Day! Continue reading

Aside

My review of the second day of the first International Freelancers Day online conference. Just like yesterday’s… no punches pulled! Can’t wait for the next one… Continue reading

Aside

Thoughts on International Freelancers Day 1. If you haven’t read Ivanhoe, then you will have no idea where my title comes from, or that Sir Walter Scott introduced the word free-lance to the English language and, as a Scot, this has … Continue reading

Aside

This is just a short post to explain about the 101 manipulative lessons with LEGO® page. By subscribing to comments, you can stay advised of new additions. I will also advise of updates now and again on the #mathchat hashtag in Twitter. Continue reading