The Learning Renaissance

Thought For The Day: Everything is Fine

November 30, 2021 · Leave a comment

Why You Make Better First Impressions Than You Think | BBC Worklife

We often cringe after conversations, convinced we made a bad impression. But research says we may be more likeable than we think. You might expect gender differences in the results, … Continue reading

November 29, 2021 · Leave a comment

21 Things Every Educator Should Try in 2021 | Hooked On Innovation

This is a list of ideas for educators to try in their classroom this year. Some are tools and others are strategies to drive student engagement. Source: 21 Things Every … Continue reading

November 26, 2021 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Let Go

November 25, 2021 · Leave a comment

Micro Habit Stacking – 25 Small Changes To Improve Your Life | Medium

Building habits in small ways is a sustainable approach that doesn’t overwhelm your brain. A small action daily is infinitely better and more impactful than a massive change you can’t … Continue reading

November 24, 2021 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: The Wisdom of the Doctor

November 23, 2021 · Leave a comment

How To Overcome Imposter Syndrome at Work | The Asana Blog

Get tips on how to overcome imposter syndrome from Owen O’Kane, a psychotherapist with over 25 years of experience in physical and mental health. Whether we know it or not, … Continue reading

November 22, 2021 · Leave a comment

Habits and Happiness

I’m often suspicious of those writers who have boxed success into a pithy formula, particularly when it encompasses a number of habits. Too often the habits are descriptive and the … Continue reading

November 19, 2021 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: The Art of Great Management

November 18, 2021 · Leave a comment

Work Mental Health + Performance | The Skill Collective

Research into the productivity costs of poor mental health on the workplace, as well as findings into the return on investment into mental health, build a case for the importance … Continue reading

November 17, 2021 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Small Steps

November 16, 2021 · Leave a comment

The Teacher Recruitment and Retention Crisis

To an extent, there has always been a retention crisis in teaching. Traditionally, in the UK doing a post graduate certificate in education (PGCE) was almost a default setting for … Continue reading

November 15, 2021 · Leave a comment

Important Active Listening Skills and Techniques

Learn about active listening, get a list of skills with examples of techniques, and find out why employers value effective listeners. Source: Important Active Listening Skills and Techniques | The … Continue reading

November 12, 2021 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Listen to Help

November 11, 2021 · Leave a comment

The Necessity of Finding More Ways to Praise Students | Edutopia

Encouraging students is not enough, says a new study – you actually have to raise your ratio of praise to reprimands dramatically, and that might mean keeping track. Creating a … Continue reading

November 10, 2021 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Listen to Understand

November 9, 2021 · Leave a comment

Be interested, be curious, hear what’s not said: how I learned to really listen to people | The Guardian

Being a good listener isn’t just about shutting up and not interrupting – it’s about really taking in what someone is telling you. I thought the correct response was to … Continue reading

November 8, 2021 · Leave a comment

Developing Your Teams

Your staff are the most valuable asset in securing the best futures for your pupils. They need to be valued, consulted and developed by mentors. These things must happen not … Continue reading

November 5, 2021 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: The Definition of a Hero

November 4, 2021 · Leave a comment

Distracted Minds – Why Your Students Can’t Focus |

Not only have we always been distracted; we have always been unhappy about it. Here’s Part 1 of a series on distraction in the college classroom by James L Lang, … Continue reading

November 3, 2021 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: How Common is Common Sense?

Spot the missing apostrophe. (posting for my esteemed editor!)

November 2, 2021 · Leave a comment

The School Newspaper… with an online twist!

In an increasingly sterile knowledge-based curriculum, the school newspaper provides an opportunity for pupils to write creatively, purposefully and for an audience whilst embracing skills such as collaboration and teamwork … Continue reading

November 1, 2021 · Leave a comment