Principles of Constructivism
- Instruction must be concerned with the experiences and contexts that make the student willing and able to learn (readiness).
- Instruction must be structured so that it can be easily grasped by the student (spiral organization).
- Instruction should be designed to facilitate extrapolation and or fill in the gaps (going beyond the information given).
Requiem for a Dream shows what happens when addictions go too far; I found the last quarter of it just too grisly to justify, though.
This was hard to find; not the original, american version of the show that originally appeared on captain kangaroo, but the Australian version of The Toothbrush Family.
This flash clock was emailed to me as an “University of Dublin Internet-based digital clock”.
Dockers (I can still hear Kramer from Seinfeld saying the word) have a Mobile Pant that has hidden pockets for a mobile phone, PDA and a wallet. Sign of the times.
Update: back safely in Sydney: second flight of the day was exactly on schedule, like 90% of the Qantas flights I’ve had (and usually the problems have been due to fog). QANTAS never crashed. I guess I’ve complained enough for one day.
Qantas always favour safety over schedule, which explains why I’m still at Sydney airport, not at Brisbane airport, nearly three hours after I was meant to leave. Oh well, I have to learn patience somehow.
Like many triple-j breakfast listeners, I’m quite a fan of the tripod song in an hour challenge
Looks like I’ll be spending a little time at Brisbane Airport tomorrow.