25th March 2020
Calling all Year 11 and 13 students. Do you want to learn something new?
Then try a free self-paced MOOC by visiting https://www.mooc.org
There are over 2,900 free courses on a huge variety of different topics.
Learn together, select a subject that 2 or 3 of you are interested in. Create a study group, and FaceTime to share your learning. Alternatively, create a study group where you all study something different and schedule a time to share online.
Self-paced courses offer the greatest flexibility and are free (you do not need to sign up for a certificate).
Why not learn a new language, eg. Mandarin or learn about Art History, Egyptian Pyramids, European painters: Leonardo, Rembrandt and Goya – there is much to choose from.
Most courses take 6-8 weeks based on 2-3 hours learning per week. Just think how much new knowledge and learning you could secure in 2-3 hours a day!
An amazing variety of rich and brilliant expert coverage of Science, History, Culture etc.
To listen visit https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qykl/episodes/guide
Challenge yourself to listen to something different every day. Write a blog to review your listening.
Finally, it would be lovely if you could create a short video sharing what you have learnt for JCGTV .