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The problem with teaching coding in South African schoolsThe great thing about robotics and coding is that it is all malleable. The awful thing about teaching robotics and coding is that it is all malleable. To clarify: 25 May 2021 Read more

Science lab activities during a pandemicHow do you do a lab prac if you can't touch the equipment and you have to stay two meters away from your lab partner? In 2020 the answer was: you don't. Education department policy was demonstrations, only by the teachers. 16 Feb 2021 Read more

Just a few weeks left to help these kidsThanks to marketing departments, motivational speakers, life coaches and team builders, many of us have picked up an annoying habit of reflex positivity. Problems are 'challenges.' Obstacles are 'gifts'. We reflect on the good things which never would have happened without this disaster, etc, etc, etc. Of course, we have to. What else are we going to do, in the end, but get on with it? Still, a few moments of sympathy and commiseration are warranted. Let me just say, then, that 2020 has been rough. In fact, there is a great Afrikaans term, synonymous with human waste, three letters, sharp and palindromic. Got it? That's been 2020 for most people. 27 Oct 2020 Read more

Unusual lockdown lessonHere's an unusual lockdown lesson: in this time of distance learning, colleges should start investing in large scale, physical, hands-on training equipment. 26 May 2020 Read more

Free-falling at the speed of scienceI got the opportunity to present my article "The Educational Power of Being Wrong" at the South African Institute of Physics Conference (SAIP) in Limpopo, last month. But if you have read my article - - you'll know that I do rather ramble through a number of disparate topics (scripture, smarties, mirrors, poetry, moonlight, climate change, even Nemo's lucky fin) so I really battled to get the thing to cohere into a 20-minute PowerPoint with a punchline. The people at TED will tell you that for their slots (18 minutes) you really need to share just the one idea so, finally, I picked what I thought was the main concept, and illustrated it with a live demo of tumbling technology. 20 Aug 2019 Read more

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