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  1. amiddlet50

    Absence of detail and the value of ambiguity in art and education

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    This post pulls together ideas about the value of ambiguity and space in art and education by drawing upon my diverse experiences as educator, artist, and musician. It wanders! In some ways, it is about creating room to wander. I hope you it connects with your own wanderings. Continue reading ?
  2. amiddlet50

    Transparency, turbulence, ambiguity and uncertainty in #activelearning

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    “One student’s safe uncertainty is another student’s chaotic nightmare.” (Orr & Shreeve, 2018) Based on research I conducted with others into student satisfaction of learning (Heaton et al., 2015), being clear with students about what is expected of them has … Continue reading ?
  3. Downes

    Clarity

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    July 5, 2018. Pictured here is our brand new Honda Clarity. It's a PHEV - a Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle. What that means is that it runs as an electric car, but has a secondary gas motor in case power, range or speed are needed. We ordered it back ...
  4. amiddlet50

    Learning obscured due to overcrowding

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    Following on from my previous post on the criticality of students being clear about their assessment, I note that Black & Wiliam (1998, pp. 9-10) make similar points, while talking about self-assessment, about the engagement of students with their assessment. … Continue reading

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