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Coffee Briefing: Pinterest, play and Personal Learning Networks


Make yourself a hot beverage and forget your emails for ten minutes - we've rounded up the week's most interesting L&D news and opinion for your delectation.

Let us know what else you've enjoyed reading recently, and tell us what you think of the articvles we've shared in the comments below.


- Life as a teller in the age of the automated teller machine (The Atlantic)

- 8 bad communication habits you need to break immediately (Inc)

- My resilience toolbox (Donna Hewitson)

- A pattern language of post-industrial work (Esko Kilpi)


- Are lectures the best way to teach students? (The Guardian)

- In defense of play (The Atlantic)

- How teens benefit from reading about the struggles of scientists (Mind Shift)


- Gamified training works brilliantly but is loved by few (Entrepeneur)

- 37 ways teachers can use Pinterest in the classroom (Teach Thought)

- Leading & learning: How to feed a community (Tanmay Vora)


- I'm often wrong, so I have a #PLN (David D'Souza, LinkedIn)

- The value of grey thinking (Farnham St Blog)

- 10 ways to use charts to tell better stories (Contently)

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