Take me to the SOW. If two developments are going to transform society in the next fifty years or so then it will be robots and AI. To make sense of them a grounding in basic programming and computer logic is essential. Watching my mother-in-law trying to navigate the menus on her TV is testimony enough to the problems incurred when there is no such base level understanding! This is true of everyone in the 21st century. However, living in the Gulf, where money to invest in ne
This might be best described as a ‘nano-SOW’. It was one of the first sets of resources I produced for my classes in the Middle East. The focus is on the basic concepts of plate tectonics and the impact they have on land formation and geological features/events on the surface. Again, the target audience is those with low ability and/or EAL issues. Students that can’t communicate very well in English find it hard to suddenly be assessed on their ability to describe conservativ
I remember being a student in 2000 during the May Day riots in London. Red and black flags waving, bricks being thrown, lines of riot police and lots of long hairy types defacing the statue of Winston Churchill in Parliament Square. The Daily Mail had a field day. The protestors’ main grumble? The process of globalisation. Multi-national corporations were sweeping across the globe, enriching their fat cat bosses while harnessing the world’s poorest to work in abhorrent condit
All the President’s Men (1976).
In the blissful few hours my son slept on the way back to the Middle East I was able to take in what Saudi Arabian airlines consider an ‘American Classic’ - All the President’s Men (1976). Based on the Washington Post’s reporting into the Watergate scandal of just four years before. It stars Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman playing the roles of Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, the two young Post reporters that brought the s