The Learning Renaissance

Maths Challenge: Can you predict the patterns? | BBC Bitesize

Stretch your brain with these geometric teasers: Maths Challenge: Can you predict the patterns? | BBC Bitesize

April 30, 2021 · Leave a comment

Radio 1 Relax

The BBC have launched a brand new 24/7 wellbeing stream: Radio 1 Relax, featuring blissed-out beats and inspirational speech to unwind your mind. It brings together content from across Radio … Continue reading

April 30, 2021 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Perspective

April 29, 2021 · Leave a comment

3 Ways Experienced Teachers Can Get More Out of Professional Development | Edutopia

Classroom veterans have different needs for PD than novices—focusing on nuances in the material can make these sessions more productive. One of the major challenges experienced teachers face is that as … Continue reading

April 28, 2021 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Three Simple Rules For Life

April 27, 2021 · Leave a comment

Dear Gavin Williamson, teenagers use mobile phones. Get with the times | The Guardian

Author and broadcaster Michael Rosen has a few things to say to the education secretary… Why not applaud the explosion of literacy in texts and posts? Better to welcome rather … Continue reading

April 26, 2021 · Leave a comment

Five words that don’t mean what you think they do |

How words are used change over time and insisting that their original meaning be adhered to is pretty silly… Find out more here: Five words that don’t mean what you … Continue reading

April 23, 2021 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: True Learning

April 22, 2021 · 1 Comment

How Predictable Routines Can Support Students This Summer | Edutopia

As a difficult school year comes to a close, many students will benefit from planning ahead for summer well-being. Patterned repetitive experiences can help us create new ways of thinking, … Continue reading

April 21, 2021 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Pencils

April 20, 2021 · 1 Comment

9 Principles of Student Engagement in a Virtual Classroom | TeachThought

For educators around the world, remote learning went from a boutique instructional option to a global necessity in a manner of months. And, while the majority of teachers and students … Continue reading

April 19, 2021 · Leave a comment

Skribbl | Free, Hand-Drawn Illustrations

Free, hand-drawn illustrations brought to you by a growing community of aspiring creatives. You can use these free illustrations for any purpose, without attribution. Visit the website here: Skribbl | … Continue reading

April 16, 2021 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Roots

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4 Relationship-Building Strategies to Help Finish the School Year Strong | Edutopia

Students still have time to make connections with their classmates, and projects that require teamwork are a great place to start. A sense of community is the foundation of everything … Continue reading

April 14, 2021 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Strive for Progress

April 13, 2021 · Leave a comment

NEU teachers: Scrap GCSEs and A levels to fight racism | TES

NEU members vote to call for an end to GCSEs and A levels in favour of assessment that includes ‘global perspectives’. “We are witnessing a huge push forward on anti-racism … Continue reading

April 12, 2021 · Leave a comment

The Case Against Procrastination

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Thought For The Day: The Magic of Spring

April 8, 2021 · Leave a comment

Why Black Teachers Walk Away | Edutopia

Black teachers are leaving the profession at staggering rates. A new study highlights some of the reasons why. Toya Frank was disheartened by a conversation she was having with a parent … Continue reading

April 7, 2021 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: A Kind Word

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In Search of Future Learning…

This is where UK school education currently resides… in a stale curriculum based on increasingly redundant knowledge. Taught in cohorts of 30+ to a strict regimen of bells in a … Continue reading

April 5, 2021 · Leave a comment

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Thought For The Day: Darkness and Light

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