This was our maths lesson for the day today :) I've had to remove the embedded instructable movie as it was causing problems for IE users, but the project is the Super-cool easy 6 pointed snowflake - More DIY How To Projects It seemed to go down rather well, or at least it did after I found a … [Read more...] about Fun ways to learn about parallel lines
At the weekend I found a diary that I kept for around 18 months in the late 90s. It details a relationship or two, a job or two, my state of mind, and most particularly, at least to my state of mind tonight, it details the evening when I called my parents' house to find out how Katrin did in her … [Read more...] about Echoes of the past.
another car load of stuff. :( I don't think of us as particularly materialistic (stop sniggering at the back there) yet the amount of stuff is phenomenal, granted a lot of it is books, or things I should have got rid of but haven't, but even so. Today I bagged up another bag of rubbish from the … [Read more...] about Another weekend
If you don't know what a Montessori Great Lesson is, or what it's about, I recommend you tootle off to see Miss Barbara. If you're wondering why you would do that with elementary age children (6 - 12), there's a wiki page (isn't there always a wiki page somewhere?) that explains it. First of all, … [Read more...] about The first great lesson.
Master of the universe | Technology | The Observer How important is it that his games teach as well as entertain? 'I'm not sure teach is the right word,' he says. 'Computer games and simulations are much more powerful [as an aid] to motivate than to teach. I'd rather have a game that got a person … [Read more...] about Master of the universe | Technology | The Observer