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Seasons Greetings from the Learning Renaissance

We would like to wish all our followers a happy and peaceful Christmas holiday. We’ll be taking a break in our posts over the holidays, but will be back with … Continue reading

December 23, 2022 · Leave a comment

You’re Dead To Me – The Victorian Christmas | BBC Sounds

Why do we celebrate Christmas with cards, crackers and a tree? Join us as we travel back and explore the weird and wonderful history of the Victorian Christmas. Just who … Continue reading

December 23, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: A Force for Good

Margaret Mead gives some perennial advice here, shared by Fabienne Vailes.  Fabienne Vailes has become an increasingly important correspondent in my life this year. She is unremittingly positive in her view … Continue reading

December 22, 2022 · Leave a comment

Who Was Good King Wenceslas and Was He Actually Good? | HistoryExtra

To those who only know Wenceslas from the popular Christmas carol, he is a kind-hearted king helping the poor. To the people of the Czech Republic, he is their patron … Continue reading

December 21, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: What Motivates You?

December 20, 2022 · Leave a comment

The 10 Most Significant Education Studies of 2022 | Edutopia

Edutopia have pored over hundreds of educational studies and pulled out the most impactful… from a new study on the sneaky power of sketchnotes, to research that linked relationships and … Continue reading

December 19, 2022 · Leave a comment

Teaching Children About Personal Accountability |

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December 16, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Enough

December 15, 2022 · Leave a comment

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December 15, 2022 · Leave a comment

Co-teaching With Myself: Using Your Own Videos in Blending Learning | Edutopia

Creating his own instructional videos allowed one teacher to be in two places at once in his classroom. My student-musicians and I got to know each other much better in … Continue reading

December 14, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: See the Magic

December 13, 2022 · Leave a comment

15 Learning Theories in Education (A Complete Summary) |

Since Plato, many theorists have emerged, all with their different take on how students learn. Learning theories are a set of principles that explain how best a student can acquire, … Continue reading

December 12, 2022 · Leave a comment

How We Learn and Why Classrooms of 30 Pupils Make it Difficult

I am indebted to and Charles Jennings for this helpful infographic. Nothing controversial here you may think, but then consider the standard organisation of learning in schools: classes of … Continue reading

December 9, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Five Critical Needs

December 8, 2022 · Leave a comment

Using Hand Signals for More Equitable Discussions | Edutopia

Whether your class discussions are online or off, hand signals enable students to engage in multiple ways. Because hand signals allow students to engage both verbally and nonverbally, conversations that … Continue reading

December 7, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Success and Failure

December 6, 2022 · Leave a comment

‘It feels like fresh air to my ears’: can brown noise really help you concentrate? | The Guardian

Some people use it to improve their focus while others use it to drop off to sleep. The writer Zadie Smith says she listens to it day and night. But … Continue reading

December 5, 2022 · Leave a comment

What To Do When Students Won’t STOP Talking | Thom Gibson

December 2, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: What Makes a Great Classroom?

December 1, 2022 · Leave a comment