The Learning Renaissance

Thought For The Day: Heartfelt

March 31, 2022 · Leave a comment

How – and Why – to Introduce Visual Note-Taking to Your Students | Edutopia

Visual note-taking allows information to be processed by the brain in three different ways. Students who were asked to draw what they’d learned were nearly twice as likely to remember … Continue reading

March 30, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Blue Sky

March 29, 2022 · Leave a comment

Feeling Unfulfilled or Stuck at Work? 3 Ways to Help You Get Unstuck |

Have you been working heads down for so long that you’re not sure what you find interesting anymore? Or are you bored in your work life, confused, or unsure where … Continue reading

March 28, 2022 · Leave a comment

Instacap – Instant annotation & visual feedback tool

Instant annotation & screen capture tool for visual collaboration & feedback, available as a free Chrome extension. Try it for free; paid individual and team plans are also available. Find … Continue reading

March 25, 2022 · Leave a comment

What Ails You?

March 24, 2022 · Leave a comment

Boosting Critical Thinking Across the Curriculum | Edutopia

Visible thinking routines that encourage students to document and share their ideas can have a profound effect on their learning. Visible thinking routines can be an excellent and simple way … Continue reading

March 23, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: A New Hope

March 22, 2022 · Leave a comment

4 Core Purposes of Education, According to Sir Ken Robinson | Edutopia

There are a few terms that are often confused or used interchangeably – “learning,” “education,” “training,” and “school” – but there are important differences between them. Learning is the process … Continue reading

March 21, 2022 · Leave a comment

Supporting Children’s Emotional Resilience

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March 18, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Infinite Hope

March 17, 2022 · Leave a comment

How to Use Emojis in Teaching | Edutopia

The fun little characters can add visual cues to student assignments and help you manage classroom routines. Helpful ideas from Dr Monica Burns here: How to Use Emojis in Teaching … Continue reading

March 16, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Prioritization

March 15, 2022 · Leave a comment

100 ways to slightly improve your life without really trying | The Guardian

The world feels like a pretty bleak place right now. Whether it’s taking fruit to work (and to the bedroom!), being polite to rude strangers or taking up skinny-dipping, here’s a … Continue reading

March 14, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Conformity

March 10, 2022 · Leave a comment

Low Self-Esteem: The Impact of Thoughts and Thinking Styles | The Skill Collective

Is your unhelpful self-talk dragging your self-esteem down? When all you’re hearing is negative press about yourself, is it any wonder that your self-esteem suffers? The Skill Collective considers the … Continue reading

March 9, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Seek Out Silence

March 8, 2022 · Leave a comment

Meta-Learning: The Art of Learning How to Learn Deeper and Better | Medium

Meta-learning is about understanding yourself and your limitations and then seeking out new or better ways to improve yourself without limiting yourself to one particular field. It can be applied … Continue reading

March 7, 2022 · Leave a comment

Ukraine crisis: How to spot misleading information online | CBBC Newsround

BBC Specialist Disinformation Reporter Marianna Spring has some tips on how to spot what’s true and what’s false. Learn more on the BBC website here: Ukraine crisis: How to spot … Continue reading

March 6, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: A Really Hard Thing

March 3, 2022 · Leave a comment

3 Ways to Handle the Question ‘Am I Your Favorite Student?’ | Edutopia

This is a question that students will inevitably ask. It might not be enough to merely reply with forced honesty, “I don’t have favorites.” You might need a response or … Continue reading

March 2, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: The Power of Music

March 1, 2022 · Leave a comment