Category Archives: Voice

Communicating

I’m writing in the apartment in Amsterdam today, up on the fourth floor, looking out over the city. It’s a bright day, clear views. This morning i’ve been communicating with colleagues in the UK, the US, Germany, Ireland and Asia. … Continue reading

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How do we communicate? A song about the languages of learning

I’m editing my new book on ‘music in learning‘ and trying to draw out my thoughts into some practical models around the subject. Part of this involves trying to characterise how we use different the different languages of learning to … Continue reading

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Say it once, say it well. Using the right media for the right message.

You can tell a story in many different ways, but it’s important to adapt what you say to fit the media you’ve chosen to tell it in. Printed workbooks or downloads suit text and tables, illustrative graphics and so forth. … Continue reading

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Does practice make perfect? Finding the voice of a blog.

I was talking to Sam earlier about writing and he asked me what i’d learnt from writing a blog about learning so far. Good question to think about over the morning coffee. I write a lot, it’s a hazard of … Continue reading

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