Archive for 2008

Pure Data: Visual programming of sound

Monday, December 29th, 2008

Simple metaphor, cross platform, open source

Ubuntu 8.10

Sunday, December 21st, 2008

The new Ubuntu release is easy to install and use and provides a good desktop experience. I like it.

Avoiding common mistakes

Sunday, December 7th, 2008

Students mark incorrect answers: they avoid making the same mistakes

Do you use learning styles information to plan lessons?

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008

If you do, then read Learning styles and pedagogy in post-16 learning
A systematic and critical review by Frank Coffield, David Moseley, Elaine Hall and Kathryn Ecclestone.

Reverse percentages slide deck…

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

I’m trying a visual way of introducing those reverse percentage story problems that go like this: “Fred has had a pay rise of 10% and now earns £22000. What were his wages before the pay rise”.