Recent Find: Get Excited and Change Things

Keep calm and carry on was the message for people in Britain during World War II. I like get excited and change things better. As fun as that is, though, the thing about change is that when it gets personal, most of us don't actually like it. That's why it's easier to work on change in small doses. How can we take one tiny step towards something new? Read more.

‘Sage Fright’ says @timeshighered

The new term/semester starts next week, and there's the usual rush to get all the materials ready, whilst wondering what the students will be like. Combined with all the uncertainty in the sector at the moment, quite a difficult time... thankfully I'm only teaching one module this semester: I've taught it before, it's enjoyable, and I am not the module leader! Many have in common such things as insomnia on the eve of classes, or…

Keep Calm and Campaign On @bbcbreakfast #Keepcalmandcarryon

This morning on @bbcbreakfast (8.20am), the story was broadcast re Mark Coop's (successful, so far) attempt to trademark 'Keep Calm and Carry On' within the EU (as applied to the items he sells: t-shirts, mugs, etc.). Mark Cooper owns keepcalmandcarryon.com, which as you can see has capitalised hugely on the slogan: On TV this morning he said: Having quit the day job, and put my life and soul into this, and build it up, and…