In yet another weird and wonderful special, Mark Childs, Mark Williams and Mike Collins each present a silly pedagogic monologue in the style of everyone’s favourite northern playwright. Hopefully he won’t take us to court over our dreadful impersonations. We’ll use these carefully crafted dramatic masterpieces to discuss: Vampiric Learning Styles. Magical journeys through virtual… Continue reading How litigious is Alan Bennett when it comes to pedagogic monologues?
The hills are aliiiiive with the sooooound of lectuuuuures. And that’s why Active Learning is so gosh darned important. In this episode we’ll be answering the bloody stupid question, ‘How does Julie Andrews escape nazis with active learning?’. To do so we’ll look back to the veil of time to the pre-on demand media era,… Continue reading How does Julie Andrews escape Nazis with Active Learning?
This is a special mailbox episode, at the request of Scott R. Cowan who asked us to demystify Ontology, Epistomology, Positivism and Interpretivism. Not only will we lift the veil on the terms and show you how they fit together, but we’ll also give you the mental equipment you need to erase poorly written CG… Continue reading Mailbox Magic – How do Ontology and Epistomology help you kill JarJar Binks with headcannons?
In the third and final part of our lockdown schedule ruining miniseries, ‘WHERE’S MY HOVERBOARD?!’, we pick through some of our favourite articles from the 2020 Innovating Pedagogy Report , exploring Posthumanism, Esports in education – and most importantly how gosh darned much we love Red Dwarf. I’m not kidding. I easily trimmed twenty straight… Continue reading Dave Lister, Modern Day Socrates? Can we smash the 2020 Innovating Pedagogy report in to Red Dwarf?
Now here’s a Brucie bonus for you – it’s a pedagogy 2 for the price of 1 special! We’ve got Rebecca Ferguson, innovator of pedagogy and watcher of Buffy joining us to figure out the classroom conundrum of problem based learning, and the metacognitive monster of computational thinking. We mention the Innovating Pedagogy report in… Continue reading School’s out forever! How does Problem based learning help Buffy the Vampire Slayer? (Ft.Computational thinking)
It’s the second in our three part miniseries, WHERE’S MY HOVERBOARD?! Where we take some of our future prediction principles from part 1 and then bash them up against some of the big things that were supposed to transform education…but didn’t, and then look ahead to things that might actually have a fighting chance. And… Continue reading Minority report or majority thought? The didn’ts and mightses of the future of ed-tech
Another weird and wonderful episode in our current run of weird and wonderful episodes! Mike and Mark reflect on a fun and funky learning design session, where we tried to learn and apply Krathwohl’s take on Bloom’s taxonomy using the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles with a roomful of colleagues. If you’d like to try and… Continue reading Where Krathwohl meets Krang – Applying taxonomies through Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle course design
WHERE’S MY HOVERBOARD?! This episode, Mike, Clare and Mark kick off a 3 part miniseries on predicting the future of ed-tech, by looking at the kooky predictions of the Jetsons! We’ll be nailing down our future prediction principles in this episode, which we’ll then be taking forwards to episode 2, where we look at the… Continue reading Principles of predicting the future, with the Jetsons!
This episode we answer the bloody stupid question, how could Ashton Kutcher have used Systems Thinking to avoid getting bitten in the Butt(erfly Effect)? You’ll notice a hilarious pun here, and that’s because the pop culture nugget is the nearly well known critical flop and movie, the Butterfly Effect, and systems thinking is the thingy… Continue reading How could Ashton Kutcher have used Systems Thinking to avoid getting bitten in the Butt(erfly Effect)?
This week Mike surprises Mark with a cheeky question he didn’t see coming – How do Blade Runner’s replicants rebel using the Montessori Method? Will his powerful edu-brain be able to process this, and a cult classic sci-fi thriller all at once? Will Mike be a bit skeptical, and then ultimately come to regret it?… Continue reading PopCulture Pedagogy Collision! Blade Runner smashes in to Montessori method