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Shared report on the UK's arts and culture from the Warwick Commission

The Warwick Commission on the Future of Cultural Value has conducted a 12 month inquiry into how Britain can secure greater value from its cultural and creative assets. 123 more words

Creative Education

Figuring out Public Speaking

At Intrinsic Lifestyle, I share examples of self-directed learners, including but not limited to myself.  In this post, I’ll explain how my interest in documentary filmmaking led me to an unexpected arena, public speaking. 536 more words

Self-directed Learning

The awful German language

That was Mark Twain saying that, not me, well I have probably shouted it loudly from the rooftops muttered it a few times under my breath, but what adult learner of German hasn’t? 952 more words


AtWork_Kampala 2015: an alternative learning environment

On Buziga hill, Kampala, Uganda, I walked through a small metal gate into a beautiful, large garden, with towering trees. A refreshing breeze blew up the hill, calming relief after the heat in Kampala traffic. 2,509 more words


Science Games that Teach about the Five Senses

The five senses (sight, smell, taste, touch and hearing) help us discover, explore and understand the world around us. These senses also help us find food and identify and avoid dangers. 402 more words


How to Plan Fun Holiday Activities for Kids

While the holidays are a welcome break from the school routine, it does leave kids with a lot of time. Activities for kids during holidays can serve a dual purpose – they can be fun and educational. 492 more words


What choices do your students have each day?

I was thinking today about the choices we give students.  When I look at my classroom through the eyes of a student, what would I see in terms of my personal choice? 497 more words

Classroom Ideas