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Resonance has been a recurring theme for me over the past year, and this particular piece of music has afforded
This year the Cello Weekend is back! Saturday / Sunday April 9-10, 2022 at the University of Chichester, Bishop Otter
This August I'll be welcoming lots of string players to the University of Chichester Conservatoire for the European String Teachers
Saturday / Sunday April 18-19 Time: 10am-4:30pm Venue: University of Chichester Workshops Masterclasses Cello orchestra Chamber music   The Chichester
It seems a lifetime ago that the 2018 Cello Weekend happened. Two very full months ago a wonderful cross-section of
This morning at OER, I typed as I listened to the keynote. David Wiley started with definitions. (featured image CC-0
Registration is open for this year's Cello Weekend! Email me for details...
A week ago I was in Los Angeles with a small group of my students and one of my colleagues.
Kamloops. Creativity in the Open. Out in the open. The Wilderness stretches as far as the eye can see, and
Yes you can. That's a powerful refrain in my life, and it underpins so very very much. I had the
@laura_ritchie modelling our own practice as creative educators in different medium @HerefordArtsCol  —Sarah-Jane (@sarahjfc) 20 September 2017 I felt privileged
I haven't written on this blog in a very long time. Academically it is the busy season... strange though, classes
Music everywhere. Cellos everywhere. Smiles, laughter, learning, good work, new strings, new learning. It is difficult to sum up what
Nearly there! In 2015 a group of my university students and I had an extraordinary adventure as we set to
Linking Skills, Feedback, and Assessment to develop Student Agency and Achievement   That was the title of my workshop at
I did bring a suitcase of ukuleles to #OER16 in Edinburgh. It was as part of the BEST (Build Engage Solve
I've had another adventure in learning and teaching... and sometimes when things are so good, it is hard to begin
Embracing Open Learning              Today's the day! I'm running a day long workshop for the
Participation Communication Process Creativity Feedback Reflection These are all words that, for me, are synonymous with aspects of good teaching
Every day is a journey in learning and life and this past year has been no exception. I remember starting
Many thanks to Fiona Harvey for live streaming our presentation at the RAISE (Researching, Advancing, and Inspiring Student Engagement) conference in
A friend of mine asked for some stories of connection for an upcoming conference presentation he is giving... and here's
This morning a friend shared this, page 155 from the Book of Embraces by Eduardo Galeano, (it comes right after the
The first Open Source Learning collaboration has happened... We did it! Six of us on this side of the pond
Well we're crossing the pond! Here are some very excited faces at the unreal hour of 6am... on the way
The project that has become Musiquality is actually hitting the road. I jump on the plane in two days, followed
The Cello Weekend 2015 was a blast! We had 26 cellos playing together as an orchestra, and throughout the two
This is a #Musiquality update, and boy am I proud of what we have been able to accomplish. Where are
I haven't blogged in a few weeks and time has been slipping through my fingertips. Oh, there's been plenty on- Many
Reflections on my surprise visit to the two-day Expo at Coventry's Disruptive Media Learning Lab. I presented a session over
#Musiquality is one big adventure: Me, 5 students, 5,000 miles, raising a whole load of money to cover costs and
It all began at the HEA conference in July 2014. Jonathan Worth and I were both presenting on behalf of
I was interviewed yesterday about the project - you know - this whole co-learning California recording music adventure that my
Registration is open for this year's Cello Weekend. Email me for details!
I love teaching spaces that make me smile even before anything happens. When I walked into the Disruptive Media Learning
Over the past month I have had the privilege of going to both the University East Anglia and the University
This is an extract from what one of the participants, Dr. Fabio Aricò, had to say about the session at
Something's Happening was an HEA funded, day long workshop run by NTFs at the Arts University Bournemouth. I was one