Our Brains Extended

Here is another great article by Marc Prensky that I picked up on (the “Connected Learning” feed in the sidebar is a great resource for ideas in education – through Scoop.it by Stephanie Sandifer). Again it focuses on some of the things that we have been talking about at DEB specifically in relation to a new curriculum. He 

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Is This Press Release From 2012 or 1972?

Dan Meyer writes: Here are five quotes, some of which are from edtech startups in 2012 while others are from an advertorial for “Individually Prescribed Instruction” published in ASCD in 1972. Can you tell them apart? Educators and parents across the country seem to agree that a system of individualized instruction is much needed in 

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DEB Meeting – Tues 1/5/12 – Brighthelm Centre

In attendance: Paul Platts, Anne Caborn, Paul Bonett, Anna Pedroza, Adam Martin, Richard Vahrman,  Sue Korman, Judith Good, David Holloway Apologies: Rose Luckin, Darren Kelly, Richard Freeman, Jon Pratty, Kevin Grist, Gill Ditch Introduction Sue Korman thanked attendees on behalf of trustees of Brighthelm Centre (Twitter @brighthelmurc) and spoke about the sustainable living project being 

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Learning Programming

A collaboration between Sussex Uni and 3 Brighton Schools The following is from a press release issued at the end of the project. See here too. University of Sussex students are helping the next generation get to grips with vital computer programming skills in the classroom. The students worked with teachers and secondary school pupils to 

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