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Science – how I think it should be.

If you have been keeping up to date why my weird life series on my personal blog, you will be aware that my brain is quite unique – I was going to say at times, but I think that should probably read all the time! This morning my brain is being rebellious! It has just written the script for my live show on Monday (20:00 on Youtube – plug plug) and it has decided to go into distraction mode! I’m trying to tame it with some caffeine but I would just like to put out a disclaimer now so, if this is your first waffle of mine you have read, please be reassured that the content is usually better…no comment please from you regulars! Anyway – I wanted to waffle about science this week and what my views are about the curriculum and how it should be taught.

Should we see our learners as our audience?

Over the weekends I spend some of my relaxing time streaming on TwitchTV. Indeed this morning I was up just before 4am to take part in the GameBlast 24hour stream on the OfficialXBoxOneUK channel – which raised over one thousand pounds for the charity – if you are interested you can still donate. When I volunteered I took the 5am-7am slot to stream and was surprised by the number of viewers I actually had at this time. Within the world of streaming, viewers and audience is very important since maintaining high numbers can actually get you partnered and provide you with a subscribe button. But how important are the audiences within learning? Are they already captivated or should we be working on gaining more? Well that is what this week’s waffle is all about.

Confused and update about Waffling.

There are times within our lives when other priorities take over and things that we really enjoying doing have to take a back seat for a while. Despite being very busy with marking and work work, I am still trying to keep up with my pointless gym going and the writing of Wilson Waffling. I have a couple of ideas ready to go with, but due to the time spent doing marking, I’ve not been able to put these together properly so this week is more of a general waffle about nothing in particular. So if you are marking, or planning or just sat with nothing to do, then put me on the speakers or grab a coffee and let’s have a catch up…