Blog posts May 2011

Project blog - M(umspower): One Born Every Minute

Sophie Byrne
Tuesday, 31 May 2011 - 3:13pm

'One Born Every Minute' is some of the most compulsive TV I have seen in a long time. I became addicted one rainy Sunday, when I persuaded myself that it was research for one of our maternity related health projects. Other hardcore aficionados generally tend to be pregnant women who want to prepare themselves for what...

Project blog - M(ums)-Power: building a model of social pregnancy

John Craig
Monday, 23 May 2011 - 12:00am

We are working with UCLH, Microsoft, Mumsnet and others to launch a new project funded by the Health Foundation looking to improve antenatal care.  Great service makes a difference, and for pregnant women, that difference can mean everything.  But pregnant women do not always experience great service, without knowledge or control at the vital moment.  This project is about changing that – putting power in the hands of Mums...

The World’s Most Innovative Schools: the Hip Hop High School - HSRA, St. Paul, Minnesota

Alec Patton
Thursday, 12 May 2011 - 12:00am

Essential Learning at Hip Hop High from New Learning Institute on Vimeo.

In this video, HSRA's founder explains what it's all about.  

I found out about the Hip Hop High School thanks to the High Tech High School – specifically,...