Tuesday, 20th April

1. Another excellent blog post from Alexandra Mihai, Thinking about authentic learning? Try Project-Based Learning https://educationalist.substack.com/p/thinking-about-authentic-learning Good reading list at the end, as ever!

2. The kind of feature, from The Guardian’s Experience series, that I’d have given my eye teeth for when I was teaching: I’ve had the same supper for 10 years https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2021/apr/16/experience-ive-had-the-same-supper-for-10-years

Last week’s piece was entitled A maggot hatched from my head https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2021/apr/09/experience-a-maggot-hatched-from-my-head

3. If your students are into football, here’s more on the European Super League, which continues to dominate the news here in the UK and most of Europe https://capx.co/the-end-of-football-anyone-who-values-competition-should-oppose-the-european-super-league/

“This kind of closed shop, or ‘socialism for the rich’ is a recipe for mediocrity and stagnation, the antithesis of what makes elite sport, well, elite.” No words minced there.

4. And, finally, Voices of Hope is a partnership between the Carnegie Hall and the Serious music agency https://serious.org.uk/voices-of-hope

Stacks of free stuff from now till the end of the month, including Ute Lemper, a favourite of mine, yesterday https://youtu.be/O8_nIftDoV4 and on Sunday, Mexican singer Magos Herrera (who I think might become a favourite of mine) with string ensemble Brooklyn Rider  https://youtu.be/qaW-s5N5KHI

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