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October 2020 project update

So how did that happen – mid-November???One moment it was October and then whoosh it’s November (and lockdown 2 in England). Itt feels like 2020 is speeding by and simultaneously creeping along.October was about content creation: videos, articles and book materials.First the videos … A conversation about D&T Working with Sarah Davies and Matt McLain we have produced 3 videos linked to […]

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September 2020 update

This blogpost is my monthly newsletter sent to subscribers earlier this month. If you want to receive this blogpost before reading it here, sign up to receive it straight to your inbox before I post it here. The last couple of months have been calm and busy! I took some time off in August and […]

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July update

The summer is a time to relax and be creative!

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June 2020 update

On Wednesday 8th July a group of us came together on Skype and talked about pedagogy in D&T. In one hour we covered over 15 different topics, including:  Retrieval practice Rosenshire’s ‘Principles of Instruction’ I do/ we do/ you do Knowledge and skills: are they the same or different Tinkering The feedback has been lovely –  […]

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May 2020 update

Once again writing and publishing has been my primary focus whilst I waited for the ‘Understanding the value of D&T survey to close. My creative flow has kicked back in recently, with 3 new books in the pipeline, a new curated resource for D&T teachers ‘Decolonising the D&T Curriculum’ and a new event that I am sharing in this newsletter.

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