Reasonable Doubt

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I like this story to explain reasonable doubt. (From Sam Leith’s wonderful “You talkin to me?“) “A man is in the dock, accused of murdering his wife. Although the body was never recovered, all the evidence points to the defendant: his car boot was filled with baling twine, bloodstained hammers, torn items of his wife’s clothing and suchlike. He had … Read More

The hidden curriculum of 21st century learning

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The hidden curriculum of 21st Century learning refers to all of the skills – which are increasingly soft and social – that are presumed but not explicitly taught or scaffolded in education. Skills that are largely present among the most socially privileged learners but not explicitly addressed within the curriculum or school structure as a whole. Source: here

The hidden curriculum of 21st century learning

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The hidden curriculum of 21st Century learning refers to all of the skills – which are increasingly soft and social – that are presumed but not explicitly taught or scaffolded in education. Skills that are largely present among the most socially privileged learners but not explicitly addressed within the curriculum or school structure as a whole. Source: here

Photos with Flash

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A New York paper is running a story on Thao Nguyen’s transformation ” from quiet Web developer to feisty crimefighter”. [thanks Matt for the pointer] Allegedly (and while I’ve every sympathy with her if it did happen, it looks like it may well have, but I still think it’s an “allegedly”), in response to the man below unzipping himself and … Read More