When 1-1 distance education is better than f2f classrooms, by @DonaldClark

Donald Clark’s take on new, cost-effective models for providing personal tutoring, online and 24/7. On the conservative side, it’s still teaching; on the radical side, it’s outsourcing teaching to India. But Donald’s full post also explains how adults with poor literacy and numeracy are happy being tutored at home via the net, whereas they feel … Continue reading

Notes on “The Classroom Experiment” (BBC/Dylan Wiliam)

Here are my notes on two one-hour BBC programmes about innovation in methods in an English secondary school. It was billed as “One professor, one term, 24 students” and featured some faintly contrived dramatisation and character development, which TV producers seem to think is necessary to make anything watchable. I’ve stripped that out so there’s … Continue reading