Or did I mean, “When the student is ready, the teacher shall appear.”? Lao Tzu – https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/1339572-when-the-student-is-ready-the-teacher-will-appear-when I love that saying because it reminds you that as an adult you have to need to learn, not just want to. And this led me to a revelation on the learning sites I keep frequenting to advance myself in areas I find […]Read More When the student is ready, udemy shall disappear
…, or says stock imagery sites. Since becoming a Senior Instructional Designer we’ve worked exceptionally hard to make sure our modules appear to the represent the global audience that learns with us. However often when we’re trying to make our pages more appealing, we have to turn to image libraries to help us either make […]Read More Women are for titillation, and men do the jobs
Something that I remember not really appreciating about 10 years ago at Thought Den was the real cost and value return of training staff. Sometimes when you’re working out the value return of the training against the actual money you’re spending, it never quite seemed to add up. Training had to be spent on very […]Read More The cost of training
So I’m on 2 udemy courses right now, Product Manager and Design Thinking. I’m interested in Design Thinking because I think it plays well to my mindset – no restrictions on ideas, teaching, business design and an interest in creative marketing. Here’s some of my rough notes so I don’t forget! Why use design thinking? […]Read More Design Thinking
I planned a longer post but am really struggling with spending personal time on writing! However I wanted to share the changes I’ve been making to my life. Small things to lessen my footprint, but I’ve been doing them for a couple of years now and I keep adding more changes to my life of […]Read More So woke’
This year I was very lucky enough to get recognised for a value I work very hard at. The award for “Most Collaborative” was presented this year at an end of year ceremony. Be Collaborative Trust yourself, your colleagues and your partners enough to have honest interaction and find solutions as a team. Keypath award Also, […]Read More An award for “Most collaborative”
Back in my Year 10 Design Technology lessons I remember our teacher cheerily telling us about “jigs”, a tool you make to keep re-using and it creates perfect re-creations of your work. Well, the perfect was a bit far stretched with my level of craftsmanship, but it did the trick for my potpourri wall mount […]Read More Surprising learning!
Just needed to share this in-case anyone else falls foul to their credit rating being hit with a Monzo current account switch. I didn’t know this before switching, but found after switching to Monzo my credit account took a real hit unfortunately. Obviously this may not be the same for you, however I wanted to […]Read More Current account switching to Monzo could hurt your credit rating
Online learners don’t always know how to learn, especially… online? We may have been taught at schools with didactic lectures and group projects, however, when online, it seems the average learner is a few beats behind. I say this because that understanding was evidenced this year in a marked difference between our learners pre-Summer holidays […]Read More Sharing is learning, but do your learners know that?
Online learning often hinges around good student conversation to build rapport, but importantly, easy flowing conversation for students to be able to construct learning together. The sharing of thoughts, references and ideas for the group to talk and critique on allows students to all form a higher understanding of their content. With online however, there’s […]Read More Q&A Forums and learning online