The Learning Renaissance

Motivating Students By Changing Assessment Patterns

The Learning Renaissance has long argued for the development of new assessment models to involve and motivate students to more self-actualisation. Specifically, we have advocated the move away from summative … Continue reading

January 31, 2022 · Leave a comment

A Happy Child is a Learning Child

Another timely reminder from Elevare London via Daniel Sobel… I wonder how many schools have a policy regarding pupil happiness and contentment?

January 28, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: The Key to Happiness

January 27, 2022 · Leave a comment

How School Leaders Can Build Realistic Optimism This Year | Edutopia

Amid the challenges of the past two years, a superintendent shares the four-step process he used to step back from his breaking point. …it seems we’ve all hit what feels … Continue reading

January 26, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Everything Good Needs Time

January 25, 2022 · Leave a comment

Maintaining a Commitment to Staff Development Even During the Most Difficult Times

Thanks to Ross Morrison McGill’s TeacherToolkit for providing this latest iteration of developing the potential of employees/learners. I first came across this graphic when involved with the National School Improvement … Continue reading

January 24, 2022 · Leave a comment

Four Dimensions of Learning

Thanks to Tonya Gilchrist for sharing this timely reminder created by Tanmay Vora about the significant dimensions of learning.

January 21, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Empathy

January 20, 2022 · Leave a comment

5 Ways School Leaders Can Work to Prevent Teacher Burnout | Edutopia

Retaining teachers can be a challenge, especially now, but focusing on making the workload more manageable helps. Effective leaders understand that added pressure with no added purpose will simply lead … Continue reading

January 19, 2022 · Leave a comment

Music Learning: the Work of Phil Rooke

Phil Rooke has been a friend for a number of years now. He brings passion, ingenuity and collaboration to all his work with young people. He has recently begun pulling … Continue reading

January 18, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Can I Still Succeed?

January 18, 2022 · Leave a comment

Lost your get up and go? Here’s how to get it back | The Guardian

After a lifetime of loving exercise, Martin Love lost his motivation. But where had it gone? And could he get it back? Plus, five experts on how to maintain your … Continue reading

January 17, 2022 · Leave a comment

Lesson Exit Prompts | Literacy in Focus

A simple series of prompts to help you design effective plenary sessions for your lessons from Literacy in Focus. Please share any particularly successful prompts you use to end and … Continue reading

January 14, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: New Year Optimism

January 13, 2022 · Leave a comment

How School Leaders Can Support Teachers and Students This Year | Edutopia

Rather than push more content and new initiatives, this year teachers and administrators should consider scaling back. One of the things we know about brains that have been pushed too … Continue reading

January 12, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: The First Rule of 2022

January 11, 2022 · Leave a comment

The Value of Dogs, and Animals Generally, in Promoting Mental Health

I smiled when I saw this image appear on site. Five and a half years ago we made what was the boldest and best investment ever… in our golden Labrador, … Continue reading

January 10, 2022 · Leave a comment

Get Set with Radio 1 | Canvas

Adrienne Herbert, wellness professional and host of Get Set with Radio 1, shares five of her top tips for maintaining mental fitness and resilience as you take on new challenges … Continue reading

January 7, 2022 · Leave a comment

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