FROM PROFESSOR UTA FRITH FRS, CHAIR OF THE NEUROSCIENCE, EDUCATION AND LIFELONG LEARNING WORKING GROUP
Our report Neuroscience: Implications for Education and Lifelong Learning is launched today. You are invited to leave comments about the report on this blog post. Whether you are a neuroscientist, teacher, or a member of the public, it is important you share your views.
Here are two innovations…
Innovation 1: you can get a minimalist version of the report to print out on just 14 A4 pages, without colour.
In addition you can find two other versions of the report; one is the traditional booklet, A5 size, in the familiar format of other Royal Society Reports. You can also obtain this as a printed booklet.
There is also a maxi-version, which has a fat appendix. This summarizes a Roundtable discussion before the report was written up. Each of ten tables had a mixture of scientists, teachers, policy makers and other interested people, and each had a twitter account. The twitter lines are all preserved in the appendix. They convinced the Working Group that one of the most important things we can do with the report is to open up a dialogue. This is the reason for…
Innovation 2: you can write in comments on the report. This is a test trial so please tell us below what you think.
I am very excited to see how these innovations will work. Will they make it more likely that you will read the report? Will the report stimulate you to write in your own comments?