Archive for November, 2010
Multi-sensory and multi-modal learning. RSA animate are brilliant at providing graphic explanations of complex verbal explanations.
Albert Einstein didn’t read until he was eight or nine. Thomas Edison once said: “I remember I used never to be able to get along at school…I almost decided that I was a dunce.” Sir Richard Branson and Ted Turner both describe themselves as dyslexic. Teachers described Auguste Rodin, the sculptor, as “the worst pupil […]
As you are no doubt aware, westernised education has already been through at least four, possibly five ‘eras’, each of which has had a cumulative impact on the next. The question is, what will establish Australia as a world leader in what’s next? A prediction, based on more than 20 research fields, 35 years nationally […]
Deep beneath Vegas’s glittering lights lies a sinister labyrinth inhabited by poisonous spiders and a man nicknamed The Troll who wields an iron bar. But astonishingly, the 200 miles of flood tunnels are also home to 1,000 people who eke out a living in the strip’s dark underbelly, a flooded labyrinth under Sin City’s shimmering […]
Estonia leads internet revolution Their parliament declared internet access a basic human right in 2004. Why is our NBN not the same? Tiny Estonia leads internet revolution Among the former communist countries set to join the European Union on 1 May, 2004 Estonia is the smallest, but the most technologically advanced. Estonia’s children become computer-literate […]