Missing Generations (part 6)

How people learn has changed. I talked about learning preferences in part 1.  This video shows just how much teaching and learning has moved on since I was at school. I wonder how much church has recognised and embraced these changes?  Or, if the church has actually been at the forefront of them? I see Read More …

Missing Generations (part 5)

What spiritual practices do you do? Eh?  What’s a spiritual practice? I wrote in my chapter of Inside Verdict that the church isn’t very good at helping members keep the promises they make.  I promised to read the Bible, to pray and to join with other believers in worship. Reading the Bible is difficult.  So Read More …

Missing Generations (part 3)

Who am I?  Who am I for?  Why am I for them? There are questions that go to the very core of who we are.  As we have already discussed the various generations might choose to answer these questions in quite different terms. Builders are for the country, the establishment. Boomers are for the kids, Read More …

Global Cardboard Challenge

Remember Caine’s Arcade?  Well, the idea of encouraging kids to build and play with cardboard has grown… lots. 6 October 2012 is build day for the Imagination Foundation’s Global Cardboard Challenge. This fall, the Global Cardboard Challenge invites the world to build anything awesome out of cardboard, recycled materials, and imagination. Cardboard Challenge events can Read More …

Five Things I’ve Learned

No, not me… although I might give it a go soon… “Showcasing great examples of the best in education, Five Things I’ve Learned is a collection of personal reflections from education leaders devoted to improving the fortunes of others through learning.” These are great insights from some smart people.  Have a look.  You’ll be glad Read More …

Solas Festival Staff Vacancy – Deputy Festival Coordinator

Solas Festival Staff Vacancy – Deputy Festival Coordinator Applications by CV and covering letter to office [at] solasfestival [dot] co [dot] uk. Closing date is Wednesday 28th December 2011; interviews will be held on Wednesday 4th January 2012. Solas Festival is a new and growing event, which features a broad arts programme, providing an excellent Read More …

design thinking resources

Since my design thinking epiphany the other day I’ve been looking around for more information on what it is and how it works.  I thought posting some links might help me remember where I found things and help you explore this a bit further. Design Thinking on Wikipedia d.school @ stanford university has some great Read More …