Category Archive: Education

Nov 04

History is about People

By Robin Lamplough Whenever those with an interest in history gather, there is the likelihood that before long the conversation will turn to the nature of the discipline for which they share an enthusiasm. And there are probably as many opinions as there are participants in the colloquy. But one thing is impossible to ignore …

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Sep 13

Strikes & Education The Implications for Emotional Intelligence

Dr Swartz has been involved in education in South Africa for forty years, as a teacher, senior lecturer in education, teacher trainer and researcher in the field of Cognitive Science – the study of human intelligence and the enhancement of learning. He has trained the staff of over 200 schools throughout the country in practical …

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Jun 02

“Those who forget history are doomed to retweet it.”

Marion Jensen is something of a social scientist because he experiments with social services like Twitter to help put history into context. He is the founder of TwHistory, a collaborative Twitter project in which participants retweet historical events using original source documents in real time as they happened in history.  Marion is also an educator …

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