Category Archives: 6. Connecting

Step 6/8: Connecting with existing knowledge

Assessment presentations: some slides

The final assessment event brings together a learner’s presentation of their enquiry. Send me yours if you want me to add them to the list below (remove any proprietary material), or just post your own blog or comment with a … Continue reading

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Blog posts

For posts in other blogs about the past two days, see: Sharing Pedagogical Purposes and GoodThings.

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Wordle of everything!

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Creation myths: initial steps in the inquiry

Here are two maps that track my inquiry around the core question: To what extent can we treat the Narnia lamp-post story as part of a creation myth? This is refined into two sub-questions: Taking the first question, the beginnings … Continue reading

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King of Limbs

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Shoe trees – wow!

http://naturenet.net/blogs/index.php/2009/03/28/p714 Who knew that decorating trees with shoes was a worldwide phenomenon?

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Apple day

Apple Day, 21 October, was launched in 1990 by Common Ground. [Unlike birthdays the first event is counted hence this is the 18th anniversary]. The aspiration was to create a calendar custom. We have a way to go yet, but … Continue reading

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Largest oak tree

http://www.treeregister.org/historical.shtml documents the largest common oak ever recorded – and traces what has happened to it since 1772. Although the original tree suffered during the 20th century, and its remains were finally burned in 1970, cuttings were taken from it … Continue reading

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The tree register

The tree register draw on records of trees going back over 200 years. It has a volunteer team of over 50 tree measurers. http://www.treeregister.org/aboutus.shtml

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Special trees and woods of the Chilterns

An interactive map of trees not far from Milton Keynes that people have selected as special in some way. Map from http://www.chilternsaonb.org/caring/stwp_sites.asp

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