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Daylight Savings Scam

Or “The Circadian Rhythm and Blues” Originally written for the old VicMachin blog (24th October 2010) I’ve thought for a long time that putting the clocks back or forward at certain times of the year Read more…

By Vic, ago
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New MOOC

As a teacher of English a second language in Spain, I have used and will continue to use music as a way to cross the teacher-student divide and show them that language learning can be Read more…

By Vic, ago
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MOOC assignment

This post is for the MOOC I’m currently studying on Coursera (see this post for details). Open Space, Open Curriculum I’d like to compare the video The best kindergarten you’ve ever seen, and the blog Read more…

By Vic, ago
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New Motivation

I saw this video on youtube (The Science of Dubstep), and decided to sign up for the free course that he talked about. The MOOC is on Coursera, and is called The Place of Music Read more…

By Vic, ago
Books

Epocalypse [novel]

Epocalypse tells the stories of various different groups of survivors through the weeks and months after the end of the world. Some are in positions to try to make sense of what happened. Others have Read more…

By Vic, ago