Thanks to a tip off from Paul Miller (on the Xiphos blog) I came across the latest missive from Michael Wesch, he of YouTube fame(!), on the Brittanica blog. Titled 'A Vision of Students Today (& What Teachers Must Do)' there is alot I agree with and support but there was a particular section that … Continue reading Getting by..
If you are anything like me and have a feed reader filled to bursting point with all sorts of blogs that cover the web/start-up scene then you couldn't miss this weeks blanket coverage of DEMO and Techcrunch50 (although we all know the big event this week was the ALT Conference in Leeds right?). Now putting … Continue reading Learning 2.0 at the Techcrunch 50 and DEMO
..well Techcrunch UK - but still its nice to see education get some coverage outside of the usual suspects. The article kicked off an interesting debate in the comments which I contributed a couple of small points to and enjoyed reading the many intelligent comments (while people were not always agreeing it all remained very … Continue reading The education 2.0 debate hits Techcrunch!
A spate of almost aimless Googling and browsing yesterday (it started with a purpose but sometimes I just get swept away with the journey and forget about the destination!) brought me eventually to a new education based, web 2.0ish, start-up based in Bristol - Beanbag Learning. Now this alone was enough to pique my curiousity … Continue reading Beanbag for Bristol..