Flipping classrooms and learning outcomes

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A concept that is upturning approaches to learning is called flipped classrooms. These happen when you “flip” the learning so the instructional content is delivered online, outside the classroom and the classroom time is dedicated to activities and exercises that were thought of more traditionally as “homework”. Be they classrooms, or corporate training rooms, the approach is centred on collaboration and engagement of educator and student. 

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Five self-education hacks that won’t cost you a fortune

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Attending training and conferences are expensive activities. If you are a sole trader or someone who pays for their own self-development, these may present an expense that you choose not to take on. There are ways around this.

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What you can learn from online education

 

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There are many things you can learn online. The range of information and expertise available to the general public is astounding. What’s more it’s free! Are you taking advantage of this? If not, why not?

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Thoughts about the meaning of life …

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For me life is continuously being hungry. The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive, but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer.
~ Arnold Schwarzenegger

I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
~ Henry David Thoreau

To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.
~ Emily Dickinson

All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.
~ Havelock Ellis

Friday food treat: Dashi

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Dashi is a stock base which is a staple ingredient to many Japanese dishes. This includes soups, vegetable dishes, casserole and stew-like dishes. It is really very simple to make as long as you have the basic ingredients.

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