David Clayton

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Maker Education: Pedagogy, Andragogy, Heutagogy

Originally published at https://usergeneratededucation.wordpress.com/2016/06/14/maker-education-pedagogy-andragogy-heutagogy/<p>Maker education is …

Biotech’s quest to put a new spin on old age

On the eve of his 69th birthday, Craig Venter looks on, amused, as his digital doppelganger shuffles from foot to foot. Venter is the biggest entrepreneur in biotech. Now his white-bearded avatar is the star of an iPad app being demonstrated to me by his head of informatics, Scott Skellenger. …

Genetics

Secret Teacher: I refuse to let the negativity in teaching bring me down

A few years ago, I did the unthinkable as a teacher. I cancelled my membership to the union and the education press.<p>I always tell my students “surround yourself with positive people; choose positive role models”. Yet there I was, signed up to organisations that every month would send me glossy …

Teaching

These bizarre floating solar panels are solving 3 critical problems

These bizarre-looking floating solar panels are the solution to quite a few little-known energy problems.<p>They can keep the water from evaporating, …