Weekend Funny – Worst toy of the year – vote now.

Voting for the annual TOADDY awards are set to close soon. “Each year, the Toy Industry Association gathers to present its TOTY (Toy Of The Year) Awards. In honor of the industry that has led the way in commercializing childhood, CCFC will present its TOADY...

Free science resources from UNESCO

“UNESCO launched the UNESCO World Library of Science (WLoS), a newly created, free online science education resource for a global community of users. Developed through the joint efforts of UNESCO, Nature Education and Roche, the WLoS was created to give students...

Quick overview of Online Learning design approaches

Steven Mintz of the University of Texas gives a fairly simple overview of the sorts of design approaches you can take with online learning.  It’s particularly useful if MOOCs are your only, or primary experience. He sets out 5 broad approaches Instructional...

Weekend funny – How to trap a cat

Apparently its quite easy.  Make an enclosed circle on the floor. This has become an internet ‘thing’ with lots of people trying it and posting their pictures.  I can’t vouch for the veracity of this method because like all right minded people, I...