The Learning Renaissance

Growth Mindset: A Key to Future Learning – Sindu Sreebhavan Explains

Success is not the result of mere talent and intelligence. In fact, success is the result of how we fuel our skills with attitudes, beliefs, behaviors and habits. It is … Continue reading

October 31, 2018 · 1 Comment

Thought For The Day: Be Kind To Yourself

October 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Definition of Effective Leadership…

I’ve found in my experience, that the definition of the leader which includes the idea that everyone conforms to his/her expectations when they are around is a false one. The … Continue reading

October 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

Christopher Emdin: Teach teachers how to create magic | YouTube

October 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

The End of Examinations As We Know Them?

The last few weeks have heralded a lot of national announcements about the traditional examination system. OFSTED has decried the examination factory culture of some English schools and is looking … Continue reading

October 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Time is a Gift

October 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

Children with problems or problem children? | BBC News

There’s nothing pleasant about being on the end of a child’s angry or aggressive outburst – whether you’re a parent or a teacher. And if that outburst happens in a … Continue reading

October 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Purpose

October 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Shape of Things to Come and Why Education Must Change… and Quickly!

Peter Drucker’s quote encapsulates why formal education cannot continually use learning time to fill up little boxes of subject knowledge. The information is out there on the internet – a … Continue reading

October 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

Building Future Learning Models

Thanks to Innovative Global Education for this template to help develop new and challenging templates for learning units. When teachers work together to develop new modules, and even better, collaborate … Continue reading

October 19, 2018 · 1 Comment

Thought For The Day: Compassion

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Thought For The Day: The Importance of a Positive Mental Attitude

October 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Collaboration: The Future of Learning

The future of learning will be less about information transmission from teacher to student (pedagogy) and more about the student determining the how, the where and the when of learning … Continue reading

October 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Solutions to the CPD Issue

The problem with Continuous Professional Development is often that it is not continuous, isn’t professional and doesn’t address valid developmental issues. This prompt sheet gives some ideas as to how … Continue reading

October 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Windows

October 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

Militant tenderness: how teachers are rooting out sexism in school | The Guardian

Skinhead English teacher ‘Mr Pink’ is one of many finding ways to stop stereotypes sticking, even among the smallest children. Often it’s about as little as being relentlessly polite – … Continue reading

October 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Future Learning

October 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Future

There seems to be a tide of disharmony running in the world at the moment, it runs habitually, but does not always rise high enough to involve western nations. The … Continue reading

October 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Impact of Domestic Violence on Children: Signs and Symptoms

This useful infographic created by Terran Smith was shared by Daniel Sobel and illustrates the impact of domestic violence on children in terms of signs and symptoms they might display. … Continue reading

October 5, 2018 · 2 Comments

Dealing with Trauma

At some point in your teaching career you will be confronted by a student or colleague coming to terms with a traumatic incident in their life. Sympathy and empathy will … Continue reading

October 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Supporting Children with Traumatic Grief

I remember well being told when I was in primary school that a close friend and classmate had lost his mother at the weekend. I’ve also had to deal with … Continue reading

October 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: The Sky is the Limit

October 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

Taking Notes By Hand May Be Better Than Digitally, Researchers Say | NPR

Researchers Pam Mueller and Daniel M Oppenheimer found that students remember more via taking notes longhand rather than on a laptop. It has to do with what happens when you’re … Continue reading

October 3, 2018 · 1 Comment

Thought For The Day: Society’s Soul

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Disruptive Thinking… New Technologies, New Learning

I’ve seen this adage in multiple formats attributed to many different innovators, Henry Ford said that the Motor Car was not the result of the continuous refinement of the horse … Continue reading

October 1, 2018 · Leave a comment