AERO E-news 25.11.2011

Excerpt from Aero’s newsletter 25.11.2011 Dear friends of AERO, Last Sunday we did a very successful first Internet radio show based on our current school starter’s class. We’re doing another show on Sunday the 27th at 6PM again. Click here […]

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Futurelab Resources

    

Futurelab resources

                            Computer games and learning handbook Aimed at teachers

TED Talks Iain McGilchrist: The divided brain

 

Psychiatrist Iain McGilchrist describes the real differences between the left and right halves of the human brain. It's not simply "emotion on the right, reason on

Chris Shute – What’s the use of homework?

 What’s the use of Homework?2  Chris may be less mobile than he used to be but nothing has stopped the flow of his thoughts and ideas.

OpenEYE Campaign-new website- Save Childhood.net.

A new website www.savechildhood.net has been developed by the OpenEYE Campaign - the multi-disciplinary action group. Two weeks ago the OpenEYE Campaign had a letter published in

Authoritarian Schooling: A Catalogue of Damage. New website.

News from david Gribble Authoritarian Schooling: A Catalogue of Damage, the website I have been working on for the past year, is now live, at

Education in the Gaps between Lessons

Another 'Fireship' from our very own Chris Shute! One of the prime paradoxes of education is that a most important part of anyone’s education takes place at

EdYourself – October 4th 2011

New DfE Guidance on Claiming Funding for Home Educated Children

On September 30th the Department for Education published the new Alternative Provision Funding Guidance for

OpenEye October 2011

Time to arrest the Erosion of Childhood
Letter page and lead headline in the Daily Telegraph, Saturday 24th Sept, 2011
Dear Letters Editor,  SIR -

650,000 British Children on Drug to Control Behaviour

AERO E-News 20.9.2011

Today there is good news and bad news. We have a great gathering to report about, but also we have received the sad news that John Gatto has

IALA E-News 15.9.2011

E-news of 15.9.11
 
Hello, This has been a very busy week at AERO as we gear up for the revitalization of the magazine and website and catch up on

Book Review: After Summerhill

After Summerhill

By Hussein Lucas (Herbert Adler Publications)

Reviewed

Chris Shute: Lysdexia Rlues K.O.

We can always rely on Chris to get us thinking!  I’m dyslexic, not in English but in Hebrew. I know all the letters in both the printed and cursive

New book: Children’s Rights

New Book! Promoting Children’s Rights in Social Work and Social Care – A Guide to Participatory Practice by Margaret Bell, the 14th book in the bestselling series Children in Charge

Press release: Children and mobile phones

Westcoastcloud survey reveals 1 in 10 UK primary school children have iPhones   Cloud services provider releases Netintelligence App on iTunes  One in ten parents in the UK feels

Self-Managed Learning College move

Self Managed Learning College Moves to Brighton Youth Centre The pioneering South Downs Learning Centre is building on its success by moving to larger premises at the

Futurelab: Newsletter 81, July 2011

 

Projects and Futurelab news

                               

Shikshantar – Learning Society Unconference 2011.

Learning Society Unconference, April 2011

The sixth Unfolding LSC was organized at the Deer Park Institute in Himachal Pradesh. This year's conference was self-organized around the themes of Contemplation,

The Family School at Larkhall: Communication Workshop.

Finding the Middle Way: A Communication Workshop For Parents. 

It can be very difficult to remain calm and true to your beliefs and values about parenting when faced with a screaming

Born to Learn: Class Reunion

Born to Learn: Class Reunion

"Tell me and I forget, show me and I remember, let me do and I understand" – Confucius We're delighted to link to

Flexischooling Conference June 2011

Fiona Nicholson has put up a good page about the CfBT Flexischooling Conference, June 2011and various Flexischooling links on her 'Ed Yourself' site http://edyourself.org/articles/flexischoolingconference.php Flexi-schooling Conference June

CPE-PEN Special Journal 14 – Edmond Holmes

We've just sent our latest Journal - A special edition focusing on Edmond Holmes to the printers. We're looking to circulate to members during June (free to members

CPE-PEN Learning Exchange April 2011

Once again CPE-PEN combined its AGM with its April Learning Exchange in Loughborough. After the AGM Peter Humphreys brought everyone up to date with developments at CPE-PEN including

Happy Birthday Big Society? More Challenges Ahead

The latest thoughts from Dr Tim Rudd as he turns his attention to the Big Society. Happy Birthday Big Society? More Challenges Ahead  Dr. Tim Rudd Livelab www.livelab.org.uk May 17th

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