Month: June 2015

Marking essays and poisoning dogs

This psychological experiment asked participants to judge the following actions. (1) Stealing a towel from a hotel (2) Keeping a dime you find on the ground (3) Poisoning a barking dog They had to give each action a mark out of 10 depending on how immoral the action was, on a scale where 1 is not… Read more »

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Wellington Festival of Education 2015 – review

On Thursday and Friday I went to Wellington Education Festival for the fifth year in a row. It’s an amazing event and I’ve come back from every one feeling inspired and excited.  Back in 2011 the festival was on a weekend and I remember sitting in a talk with Katharine Birbalsingh trying to guess which person… Read more »

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