A Dangerous Thing
“A little learning is a dangerous thing” – Alexander Pope.
‘A Dangerous Thing’ is our twice-a-term email bulletin that contains a little learning on the latest in future-focused education, innovative learning practice and leadership. A mix of what’s hot, research summaries and quick tips.
Innovative Learning Environments
Designed for sharing with parents and whānau, this one-page introduction explains where innovative learning environments have come from and what the research it behind them.
Did You Know?
Fortnightly emails with a couple of sentences about effective teaching and learning. Useful for pasting into school newsletters, emails, or Facebook feeds to help parents understand the research behind effective learning. Includes active learning, collaborative learning, peer tutoring, physical activity, revision and practice etc.
Focus on the Future
What are the big trends impacting on education? This weekly email series pulls together a range of bite-sized videos, articles, graphics and readings to help parents think about how to prepare children for ‘their future; not our past’. Like ‘Did You Know?’ this is designed for pasting into school newsletters, emails, or Facebook feeds to help parents understand the research behind effective learning.
Articles and research papers
- Osborne, M. (2015). Developing Readiness for Change. Professional Educator, 8–11.
- Osborne, M. (2014). Inviting innovation: Leading meaningful change in schools. SET Research Information for Teachers, 2, 3–8.Innovative Learning Environments Where’s The Evidence – Osborne
- Osborne, M. (2016). Making Best Use of Innovative Learning Environments. School News, Term 3, 13–15.
- Osborne, M. (2014). Changing Practice When Spaces Change. In What Works? University of Melbourne.
- Osborne, M. (2014). Modern Learning Environments and Libraries. Collected, 12, 7–9.
- Osborne, M. (2016) Innovative Learning Environments – Where’s The Evidence?