Weekend Funny – We’ve been robbed!

Our dinky-di home grown invention, the “circular transportation facilitation device.” (a.k.a. the wheel), patented by the true blue, award winning John Keogh in 2001 has had its patent revoked. The 2001 Ig Nobel Prize Winners The 2001 Ig Nobel Prizes were awarded on...

Ten reasons not to trust your memory

If we want to help our students retain information it is important to know how memory works.  Understanding cognitive load is, I think, essential. Not all of the information in this video applies to teaching, but the ‘Google effect’ was interesting....

Playing with Ustream

I’ve been having a play with Ustream.  I have put a very rough and ready video on my YouTube site.  Have a look if you want to see the user interface and how you can switch feeds using only basic...