Shooting Azimuths
Shooting Azimuths

Educational Technology

Share this article










Submit

Language shapes the way we think, and determines what we can think about.

Linguist Benjamin Lee Whorf ‘s insightful quote about language and thought has always struck me as one of the most accurate descriptions of the limitations of human thinking. Anyone who has learnt a language other than their own understands that speaking another language allows you to understand, not only what foreigners are saying, but also the way they think and the reasons for their actions. (more…)

Share this article










Submit

On half measures and middle ways

It never ceases to surprise me that whenever the issue of new technologies in the classroom gets mentioned - whether it's in blog posts, blog comments, tweets, seminars, Q&A sessions, staff meetings... - what should be a level headed debate about the future of education soon descends into full blown antagonism between unstoppable forces [...]

José PicardoJosé Picardo