Those moments you wish you could bottle. In an introductory walk and talk for a regional workshop, I was fortunate to have Tagie as my learning buddy. He shared with me the story of his journey of overcoming literacy barriers and how, as a proud Torres Strait Islander man, he was very conscious of […]
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My son in Year 12 was revising his biology concepts for the external exam (that’s a discussion for another day). He was demonstrating very good knowledge and understanding of cells. I asked him the ‘so what’ question. That is, what difference does this make, how might this apply. He said “We don’t need to do […]
I may be coining a new term, the Lobby Effect (capitalisation makes it a thing, right?). It refers to the illusion that the work and ideas that occur in buildings that have an expensive and impressive lobby are better than those that happen elsewhere. In about 2014 in such a building, a well-meaning consultant asked […]
With the current necessity to move even more learning online, we need to refrain from over-complicating this transition. We might need to learn some new skills, however the principles of how people learn are fundamentally the same. Just like when we moved from slates to pencils, the move to online is neither a […]