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Mental Well-Being

A useful prompt to mental well-being from @BelievePHQ on Twitter.

July 31, 2020 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: True Teachers

July 30, 2020 · Leave a comment

Top Tips for Making the Most of the Summer Holidays | The Educator Blog

While the most important things for teachers to do during the school holidays is rest and recuperate, the summer months can also be a period to do something productive which … Continue reading

July 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: When Someone Asks Why….

July 28, 2020 · Leave a comment

Coronavirus: Lost school time ‘will hurt economy for 65 years’ | BBC News

The school time lost because of the pandemic could harm the UK economy for the next 65 years, research published by the Royal Society suggests. The study says the disruption … Continue reading

July 27, 2020 · Leave a comment

The Thinking Teacher: On Inspiration | Oliver Quinlan

Oliver Quinlan shares some of the key ideas from his book The Thinking Teacher. Being inspired by something feels good; it makes you feel energised, like you have learned something … Continue reading

July 27, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beyond Coronavirus: Templates for sustainable improvement in learning for schools

As the summer term comes to an end in British schools, thoughts turn to the new academic year in September. The disruption brought by the Coronavirus has been fundamental and … Continue reading

July 24, 2020 · Leave a comment

10 Types of Innovation

Although developed in the context of product innovation in a commercial setting, I found this diagram of interest and thought it might make a useful point of discussion for learning … Continue reading

July 24, 2020 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: So Much More

July 23, 2020 · Leave a comment

For Teachers: Summer Reading During Turbulent Times | Edutopia

Influenced by the pandemic and social unrest, two teachers recommend books to read this summer on topics like wrestling with loss, addressing inequity, and recharging for the school year ahead. … Continue reading

July 22, 2020 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Anywhere

July 21, 2020 · 1 Comment

The Problem With Data

Daniel Sobel recently shared this poster in an interesting post regarding problems with data used in an educational context. It is all about the integrity of the data collection protocols. … Continue reading

July 17, 2020 · Leave a comment

Word Of The Day: Jargogle

July 16, 2020 · Leave a comment

Why is it so hard to put down our phones? | BBC Bitesize

How many times have you picked up your phone and looked at something in the last hour, or over the last 24 hours? The average Brit checks their screen every … Continue reading

July 15, 2020 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Mistakes

July 14, 2020 · Leave a comment

Coronavirus: Home-schooling has been hell, say parents | BBC News

Having to home-school during the Covid-19 pandemic is taking a toll on both parents and children, campaigners warn. The group, Sept for Schools, says it has heard from parents reduced … Continue reading

July 12, 2020 · Leave a comment

Think Tanks in Education: An Update from Ross Morrison McGill

It would be wrong and extremely naive to assume that any group describing itself as a ‘think tank’ is simply a research-based organisation. In some cases, they are the political/educational … Continue reading

July 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Let Your Light Shine

July 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

Saga Briggs on Deeper Learning

As part of the perpetual challenge to improve the quality of learning, there is an increasing interface between educational research and metacognition to explore what has been termed the DEEPS … Continue reading

July 8, 2020 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Teachers as Foundation Stones of Society

July 7, 2020 · Leave a comment

The Deeps of Mental Health

A powerful message about mental health, created by @alyseruriani Digital download and print available to buy here: Dig Deeper Digital Download | Alyse Ruriani

July 3, 2020 · Leave a comment

‘Skills, skills, skills’ for recovery, says Halfon | BBC News

Apprenticeships must be “front and centre” of plans to boost skills in the post-Covid recovery, says Robert Halfon, chair of the Education Select Committee. But he wants the funding levy … Continue reading

July 2, 2020 · Leave a comment

10 Things Great School Leaders Do Over the Summer | Edutopia

Strategies school leaders can use to reflect and prepare to make the next school year successful. Great school leaders aren’t measured by how much they accomplish from August to June, but rather, … Continue reading

July 1, 2020 · Leave a comment