The Learning Renaissance

For New Teachers, 6 Principles to Remember This School Year | Edutopia

It won’t be easy, but if you prepare for turbulence and set reasonable goals, you’ll stay calmer and make progress in all the right places. Filling papers with red ink … Continue reading

August 31, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Learn How to See

August 30, 2022 · Leave a comment

The Paucity of Aspiration in National Educational

Unfortunately, the fact that all politicians have received an education of sorts and can spout such nonsense as former Education Secretary Michael Gove’s “we’ve heard enough from experts!” makes for … Continue reading

August 29, 2022 · Leave a comment

Resources to Fight Bullying and Harassment at School | Edutopia

Although this list is now a couple of years old, it’s still a great one-stop shop for websites, organizations, articles, planning guides, lesson plans, and other resources dedicated to preventing … Continue reading

August 26, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Liz and Mollie’s Mood Pyramid

August 25, 2022 · Leave a comment

How Teachers Can Best Use Their Classroom Walls | Edutopia

Classroom walls don’t have to be Instagram-worthy so long as they display the right information and allow students to shine. If you’re like me, you might be ready to come … Continue reading

August 24, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Finding Motivation


August 23, 2022 · Leave a comment

Work Stress: How the 42% Rule Could Help You Recover from Burnout

If you feel stressed, anxious and overwhelmed, you could be suffering from burnout. Try applying this scientifically approved formula to your daily routine to see if it could help ease … Continue reading

August 22, 2022 · Leave a comment

Just for Fun… a Quiz for the Summer Break

Source: WrongHands – Cartoons by John Atkinson on Facebook  

August 19, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Priorities

August 18, 2022 · Leave a comment

Classroom Management Tips for New Teachers, From a New Teacher | Edutopia

A first-year elementary teacher transformed her classroom with a focus on social and emotional learning… and a little help from Penny the Positivity Penguin. The entire vibe of the classroom … Continue reading

August 17, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Change Everything!

August 16, 2022 · Leave a comment

This Is How To Get People To Change | Barking Up The Wrong Tree

People are simultaneously smarter and dumber than you think. They often know what they’re doing is bad. They’re not usually lacking information. The issue is motivation. Overcoming ambivalence. Once people … Continue reading

August 15, 2022 · Leave a comment

Twenty-Five Useful Thinking Tools | Scott H Young

You’re only as smart as your thinking tools. Here are twenty-five tools, drawn from different professions, you can apply to your most difficult challenges! Find them here: Twenty-Five Useful Thinking … Continue reading

August 12, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Mark Twain on Reading

August 11, 2022 · Leave a comment

How to Perform Well Under Pressure | Psyche Guides

Ditch the tough talk, it won’t help. Instead cultivate your mental flexibility so you can handle whatever comes your way… Psychologists have seen that the more you try to block … Continue reading

August 10, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Summer

August 9, 2022 · Leave a comment

Why I’m glad that I’m an ‘overthinker’ | The Guardian

Examining every aspect of a question can be exhausting, but the most amazing insights can be gained that way, writes Annalisa Barbieri. If you are an overthinker, try not to … Continue reading

August 8, 2022 · Leave a comment

The 7 Stages of Summer Break For Teachers | Bored Teachers | YouTube

August 5, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Connection over Compliance

August 4, 2022 · Leave a comment

Twilight of the Libraries: What Gets Lost When Books Go Off-Site and Online | The Walrus

Libraries can’t escape the push for digitization, but we still need actual books on shelves. It is now a commonplace in the library literature that “many libraries are undertaking massive … Continue reading

August 3, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Solar-Powered

August 2, 2022 · Leave a comment

Shift Your Vibe! 60 Quick Ways to Make Yourself Slightly Happier | The Guardian

Things feeling a bit stale? These small tweaks to your routine will turn things around, boost your mood and could even make you a better person… Find them here: Shift … Continue reading

August 1, 2022 · Leave a comment