Category Archives: Research

The teacher as Napoleon Bonaparte!

I’ve been reading an entertaining essay by Neil Postman called ‘The educationist as painkiller’. He writes: … there is nothing worse than ignorance on the subject of education. This is so because the subject of education claims dominion over the … Continue reading

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A broken sleep

Last night I woke up at 3.17am. No, it must have been earlier than that, because I’d already been awake for while before I finally looked at the clock. Awake and worrying away at the thought that soon I’ll be … Continue reading

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Preparing new teachers to use technology

A while ago Lynne H asked on Classroom 2.0: what are universities doing to make sure that their teacher candidates are prepared to use and teach their students to use technology? Her conclusion was ‘not much’. I read this at … Continue reading

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