Tag Archives: BBC

Storming the Castle: the BBC vs Clarkson

For those not aware, i have the mechanical genius of a tortoise. When it comes to fixing the car, i open the hood, look at the engine, pull out my wallet and call the mechanic. Sometimes i poke stuff to … Continue reading

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Breaking Convention

When BBC technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones walked onto my TV this morning, the first thing i noticed was that he was wearing his Google Glasses: wearable technology with sharing and collaboration at it’s heart. He wasn’t there to talk about … Continue reading

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The Age of Digital History

Cath and i were having a heated discussion this morning: one of our friends reported that out of 5,700 episodes of PlaySchool (a favourite childhood TV programme) only 1,900 are known to survive. Her comment was that nobody would ever … Continue reading

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Storytelling in learning: the power of narration

I arrived at the hotel at five to nine, tired from a long drive. The welcoming lights loomed out of the darkness and i was more than ready for a hot meal and maybe a beer by the fire. England … Continue reading

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The ease of engagement: how we learn to participate in social learning spaces.

If i say that riding a bike is intuitive, i mean that no conscious thought is needed to do it, that anyone can just pick it up, that no instruction is required. My statement would, of course, be wrong: it … Continue reading

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