In this episode we’re joined by the fab Dr Elliott Spaeth to discuss UDL (universal design for learning), the least played game in the world D&D (Dungeons and Dragons), and how it’s possible to get halfway through an episode before you realise you’ve been asking the wrong questions all along. Also we actually remembered to… Continue reading How can applying UDL principles make you a better dungeon master in D&D?
Ye gods, we recorded this episode a year ago, a year ago! That’s how far behind we are with our editing. Shameful. In this episode we discuss much loved snuggly sunday blanket TV show All Creatures Great and Small, based on James Herriot’s awesome books, and use it to understand Apprenticeships as a pedagogic model.… Continue reading How can (All) Creatures Great and Small boost employability through apprenticeships?
It’s been a while since we’ve done an old style Mike and Mark jobby – remember when these were all we did? We’re tackling ZPD! Everyone’s favourite flipping long way of saying graspable learning. And we’re bouncing it off beloved stabby franchise, Assassin’s Creed. We mention a few things in the episode by the way,… Continue reading How does the Zone of Proximal Development make you a better parkour murderer in Assassin’s Creed?
In this episode we’re joined by the fabulous Dr Jane Secker and Chris Morrison from the Copyright Waffle Podcast, where we revisit The Muppets, communities of practice – and share in the experiences in actually sitting within a community of practice. We loved meeting Chris and Jane so much at Playful Learning that we just… Continue reading How do you create the most sensational, inspirational, celebrational, muppetational community of practice? (Ft. Copyright Waffle)
We are once again joined by the fab Sheila Webber, information literacy officiando, as we reminisce over the fabulousness of Supermarionation shows gone by, and ask ourselves – what is and makes a Learning Organisation? Is Spectrum a Learning Organisation? No?! Why not?! If you’re wondering why schools, universities and other institutional bastions are often… Continue reading Why is Spectrum not a Learning Organistion? (Ft. Captain Scarlet)