Tag: education

Blackboards in porn

Possibly at the more risque end of the spectrum for Thing of the Day, we couldn’t resist the sad or brilliant (you decide) mathematician who produced this blog posting.  Thank you, we think, also to the contributor who found this. http://blackboardsinporn.blogspot.com/

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Changing Education Paradigms

Here’s a thought provoking talk that will make you think about our education system. The accompanying animation by Cognitive Media is entertaining too. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDZFcDGpL4U [Thanks to BJ for this suggestion]

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Starting University this Year?

Thing of the Day would like to congratulate everyone who got their A-Level results last week. You should all be proud of your fantastic achievements! For those of you who are planning to come to University, here are some handy

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EducationEye

Thanks to E for submitting this: http://www.educationeye.org.uk/ A rather interesting way of looking at what’s new and innovative in education.  It’s certainly one of the first search tools I’ve ever seen that actively encourages you to look at anything other than the first page

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E-Learning

Last week we had a training day at the library where we learned about and tried out various e-learning websites and facilities. Here are a few we looked at: GCSE Bitesize (http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/) is a very useful site for exam revision

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Common Craft

This site is created by a small company that produces short explanatory videos: http://www.commoncraft.com/ if you’ve ever wondered about RSS or wikis and the like, it’s a place to start.

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