#C2Xmas Day 7 – Chef2Chef Online Cooking Class


Day 7 of the Countdown to Xmas continues here  Written by professional chefs, each lesson features up-to-date culinary tips and advice, not to mention tasty recipes. Topics include basic cooking techniques, seafood, meat and vegetable preparation, wine, and more. To get started, choose a culinary topic. Each week-long series features 5 manageable daily lessons. Each […]

#C2Xmas Day 6 – Histography


Day 6 of the Countdown to Xmas continues here Histography: Where every dot is an historical event – plotted along a timeline http://histography.io Interactive timelines are always fun to use. Nowadays there are lots of tools to help create your own.  Do you have any to share?

#C2Xmas: Day 5 – Periodic videos


Day 5 of the Countdown to Xmas continues here  Tables charting the chemical elements have been around since the 19th century – but this modern version has a short video about each one http://www.periodicvideos.com Can you update an old training artefact with videos?

#C2Xmas Day 4: Highbrow


Day 4 of my Countdown to Xmas continues here .. Learn Something New Every Day HIGHBROW Have you tried this format for your own courses – 5-minute lessons delivered to inboxes every morning?

#C2Xmas Day 3 – Learn Free Magic Tricks


Day 3 of my Countdown to Xmas #C2Xmas continues here Here’s one that might be useful for the holiday period to entertain the family. FREE CARD MAGIC TRICKS “Card conjuring sleights explained, revealing easy illusion secrets with many free card magician video tutorials. Discover how to do the incredible Card Levitation Trick as well as amazing […]

#C2Xmas Day 2 – Samuel Pepys Diary


Day 2 of my Countdown to Xmas #C2Xmas continues here Samuel Pepys lived in London in the 17th century and is most famous for the diary he kept for a decade as a young man which is considered to be one of the most important sources about the English Restoration period. THE DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS This site […]

#C2Xmas Day 1 – The Blood Typing Game


It’s 1st December so I am going to start the Countdown to Xmas #C2Xmas here. Just like an online advent calendar, I’ll offer a daily treat – in the form of a free learning resource – to take us up to Xmas Eve. Today we’ll start off with The Blood Typing Game, one my favourites! What happens […]

The Social Media Revolution continues: Socialnomics 2017


This morning I awoke to find this tweet: Hi! @C4LPT @hjarche @MelMilloway @bschlenker @marciamarcia @jerrymichalski @DonaldClark @DonaldHTaylor What are ur fav videos on learning? — Mark Oehlert (@moehlert) November 29, 2016 My immediate response was to point to one of Erik Qualman’s videos on the Social Media Revolution, which although not specifically about learning show […]

Unlock your potential with Towards Maturity’s 2016-17 Learning Benchmark Report


Today, Towards Maturity released their 2016-17 Learning Benchmark Report: Unlocking Potential: Releasing the potential of the business and its people through learning.  I was honoured to be asked to write the Foreword to this year’s, and I am reproducing it here in order to provide a taster of what you will find in the full report and […]

Work Out Loud on Yammer – 7 day Challenge from Microsoft #WOL #WOLweek


International Working Out Loud Week is November 7–13, Microsoft suggests you set up a space for your team to work out loud on Yammer through the week.  Read more in their blog post here and take a look at their infographic below.