January 30, 2024
What’s my beef with formal education?
I just didn’t enjoy it all that much. I was raised in the United Kingdom and, while my experience with the education system was not always bad, it was also not great. I've always felt incredibly f...
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January 21, 2024
A Lesson Plan for Greening the Student's Mind
What follows is a lesson plan assignment I completed as part of the Journey of the Universe Specialization I studied on Coursera and that resides within the Environmental Sustainability concentrat...
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January 21, 2024
The Green Education Model Curriculum
The Green Education Model is a reconfigured curriculum for the UK I started to put together (but never really finished) when I first started to figure out my education philosophy while exploring t...
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August 21, 2023
Building this site from an earlier POV
I am currently in the process of writing up the Component 2 webpage of the Education Innovation final project.  Component 2 of the project is focused on the creation of ibuiltmyown.education....
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August 6, 2023
Why my master’s is called my MTA Portfolio
Originally my MTA Portfolio had no name. It wasn’t even envisioned to be a master’s degree made up of online courses and self-directed final projects. It was just a selection of online courses I w...
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July 13, 2023
The final push is the final projects
Making my MTA a practical exercise - beyond the construction of its curriculum - was always a key objective right from the outset. I wanted to be able to demonstrate what I had learned from my sel...
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July 9, 2023
A short history of building this website
I’ve jumped in and out of creating ibuiltmyown.education because it’s been interspersed with the equally busy development of my MTA Portfolio. The building of this site can be grouped into thre...
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July 6, 2023
2013 to now: Why I'm starting this blog now
Most master’s degrees take a year or two to finish. I’ve been building mine for ten years. Had I planned on spending such a long time bringing this thing together? Absolutely not. In my defense, I ...
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