Month: March 2018

Piano and differences in learning music

I’m teaching my new Ukrainian friend the piano. I haven’t played in many years but thanks to my niece who found a beginners book that she used, I was able to spend a few minutes before first lesson looking at basics. One of our…

Taekwondo coaching update

Weather was good for a return to training today. Richmond Park misty below en route. Practised roundhouse / full turn kicks today using new kickshield and my student found that easier than a kickpad/paddle because he said the resistance was better. We have previously…

Learning Technologies research process v0.1

https://www.lucidchart.com/documents/view/9c9f582b-8258-4e71-93b5-bddbb05109c Learning Technologies Research Projects (PDF version)

Kemerovo with love

A few of us have started to create a card to send to everyone in Kemerovo Please add your message : https://padlet.com/nicola_avery2/kemepobo If you prefer to make your own, you can also use http://stickynotemaker.com/ and send to projectsna@pm.me

JISC Case Studies (in addition to learning technology journals spreadsheet)

JISC used to be funded to provide a range of digital learning services across education in the UK. They no longer receive the same government funding but still have some of their services available for higher education. I haven’t had time to look at…

#Skripal and #Brexit – how UK put pressure on another country to prevent free trade discussions with #Russia

Can’t keep up with everything but through all the different sources I use to research about Russia – there has been a quiet discussion about statements made by the New Zealand minister for Foreign Affairs, Winston Peters https://yournz.org/2018/03/15/government-problem-with-russia-winston-peters/ And in the comments: “British High…

Causes and consequences of environmental contaminant exposure in seabirds – talk by Alice Carravieri

Alice Carravieri presented her PhD research yesterday at a Roehampton Centre for Ecology (CREEB) seminar.She is currently working at University of Liverpool She studied feeding in seabirds (including penguins, albatross, petrels – 34 species and over 1500 individuals) who she says are excellent biomarkers…