Anne Fox

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Design for How People Think (Don Norman)

Shadow a Student Challenge

The challenge is open to all educators - at any school, anywhere in the world!<p>The Shadow a Student Challenge is featured on the Most Likely to …

High School

Thread by @GuitarMoog: "Last week an EU official said that Brexit had already cost the EU the equivalent of the Greece’s GDP. No deal would harm Ireland’s economy 7 […]"

Related threads<p>1. Central to the crunch in #Brexit talks is that the ultras think the EU is over-egging the NI border situation and have unjustly …

Great Britain

The Daily Mail is by far the most dishonest newspaper in Britian

In 2017 the Daily Mail was by far the biggest offender when it came to making up inaccurate content. They had 37 inaccuracy-based complaints against …

Classroom Library Assessment: How Culturally Responsive is Your Library?

Teachers, let’s talk about a popular topic across education blogs and Pinterest: <i>the classroom library.</i> A quick search on the Internet results in …

Disability

A hard-Brexit think tank accidentally published its plans for US-UK ‘shadow trade talks’

By Lawrence Carter – unearthed.org: <i>A transatlantic network of conservative think tanks accidentally published its secret plans to influence US-UK</i> …

Free Trade

12 curation ideas for students AND teachers with Wakelet

How do you get the most out of social media without letting things get lost in the shuffle? Being an educator on social media can be both inspiring …

Save the planet: Choose plastic shopping bags

There’s a worldwide movement to get rid of plastic shopping bags and replace them with paper or reusable cotton tote bags. The claimed reason is to …

Education for Sustainable Consumption through Mindfulness (PERL Toolkit 9)

<b>Type of document:</b> Training materials, toolkits<p>This toolkit derives from the three-year research project BiNKA (www.mindfulness-and-consumption.de) …

Group Process Framework

SHARING PERSPECTIVES: Framework for Facilitating Group Processes and Dynamics Throughout the programme, groups are expected to go through stages or …

How to Be a Good Listener

How to Be a Good Listener<p>Being a good listener is one of the most important and enchanting life-skills anyone can have. Yet, few of us know how to do …

Self-help

Special Days | Global Issues SIG

27th January<p>Introduction Write on the board: Holocaust – when? who? where? what? why? how? Ask students, in small groups, to discuss the questions …

Hver fjerde frisør er ikke uddannet: Ahmed klipper for 150 kroner

Frisørbranchen raser over, at mange frisører ikke har nogen uddannelse.

SpeakPipe Adds New Landing Pages for Gathering Voice Recordings

SpeakPipe is a service that I have used and recommended for many years. It's a service that provides you with the ability to collect voicemail …

Paradise lost? What happened to Ireland's model eco-village

It was conceived as a model for environmental living in the 21st century – a self-governing eco-village which would be communal, carbon-neutral and self-sufficient.<p>The plans for Cloughjordan, a settlement in the heart of Ireland, provided for a working farm, solar power, an “edible landscape” and …

Sustainability

Give Your Traditional Syllabus a Needed Makeover!

<i>“In an effective classroom students should not only know what they are doing, they should also know why and how.” – Harry Wong</i>Many of us will be …

Education Technology

She’s the world’s top empathy researcher. But colleagues say she bullied and intimidated them

Tania Singer, a celebrated neuroscientist and director at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig, Germany, is …

Sabbaticals

The EU Spent a Bundle to Unify the Continent. It’s Not Working.

Some of the biggest recipients of aid are hotbeds of the very discontent that’s driving the bloc apart<p>The European Union has spent nearly $1 trillion to unify the continent by delivering highways and trains into places where there were once gravel paths. In current dollars, that is over eight times …

European Union

The Most Creative Teams Have a Specific Type of Cultural Diversity

Culturally diverse teams, research shows, can help deliver better outcomes in today’s organizations. This is largely a good thing: Diverse teams have the potential to be more creative because of the breadth of information, ideas, and perspectives that members can bring to the table. But these teams …

Multiculturalism

As a Muslim woman, I’d like to thank Boris Johnson for calling out the niqab

As a Muslim woman observing Islam, I am fully supportive of Boris Johnson’s rejection of the niqab. And I wonder how many of the former Foreign Secretary’s critics understand my religion, what this form of dress represents and the subjugation it implies. To defend the niqab and to defend Muslim …

Religion

Why Giving Effective Feedback Is Trickier Than It Seems

A common feedback trap that Brookhart observes can happen when teachers forget the goal of an assignment and give feedback on things like grammar …

The story of the woman on a Welsh beach that's made an important point in the burqa debate

Actor Stephen McGann has shared a brilliant story about meeting a Muslim woman wearing a burqa, after former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson claimed …

Boris Johnson

What Are Narrative Podcasts? Why Use Them in eLearning?

<b>“Great stories happen to those who can tell them”</b><p>—Ira Glass, host of <i>This American Life</i><p>In the modern adult learning community, there tends to be a …

Podcasting

What Jeremy Hunt's faux pas tells us about cross-cultural intelligence

Jeremy Hunt (left) and China premier Li Keqiang before a meeting on 30 July 2018. Photo: Rex Features<p><b>It was just a slip, albeit an absurd one, but</b> …

Jeremy Hunt

Thread by @GuitarMoog: "Brexiters believe there’s an ideologically-driven conspiracy that means that economists, trade & EU experts, lawyers, industry assocs, u […]"

Related threads<p>An old but true line:<p>The Federal Reserve is as federal as Federal Express.<p>Its just a big fancy crooked bank invented of the coast of …

Jordan Peterson

Thread by @DmitryOpines: "1/ Hi. I've negotiated in the WTO, unlike the author of this article who appears to have read the title of some WTO agreements and inferred […]"

10 tweets<p>Dmitry Grozoubinski @DmitryOpines Follow Read on Twitter<p>1/ Hi. I've negotiated in the WTO, unlike the author of this article who appears to …

World Trade Organization

Why you should keep a connection with your expat country

Reverse culture shock can be the worst thing about returning from a stint abroad, but nurturing a continuing relationship with your expat country can help in surprising ways.<p>Zoey Ilouz, a native Californian, has been an expatriate in Israel twice.<p>Keen to experience her father’s country, she first …

Culture Shock

Why Westerners Fear Robots and the Japanese Do Not

The hierarchies of Judeo-Christian religions mean that those cultures tend to fear their overlords. Beliefs like Shinto and Buddhism are more …

Religion

Thread by @pernilleru: ""We need our allies around the world also to talk to the EU and say, 'Britain has made you a fair and reasonable offer'," said Liam Fox. I s […]"

Great Britain

Brexit Pantomime Villains

The Prime Minister, her ministers and other pro-Brexit talking heads now constantly repeat a mantra of five things they claim the public voted for in …

Great Britain