The Learning Renaissance

4 Tips for Teachers Shifting to Teaching Online | Edutopia

An educator with experience in distance learning shares what he’s learned: Keep it simple, and build in as much contact as possible. The coronavirus has caused widespread school closures for … Continue reading

March 26, 2020 · 1 Comment

During Coronavirus, a Teacher Describes the Scramble to Go Digital | Edutopia

In Bergen County, New Jersey, just outside New York City, a school closure pushes teachers to confront the challenges of online learning. At the end of school two days ago, I … Continue reading

March 20, 2020 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: The Road to Success

March 19, 2020 · Leave a comment

Language apps: Can phones replace classrooms? | BBC News

With a boom in Japanese ahead of the Rugby World Cup, can apps offer more spontaneity and freedom? Read more here: Language apps: Can phones replace classrooms? | BBC News

March 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Something to Think About…

Thanks to Sharon Domine for sharing this on LinkedIn.

March 12, 2020 · Leave a comment

Coronavirus: Keep it simple, stick to facts – how parents should tell kids | BBC News

Keep the message calm, understandable and try not to overemphasise the risks, experts suggest. Read the full article here: Coronavirus: Keep it simple, stick to facts – how parents should … Continue reading

March 5, 2020 · Leave a comment

Bad local transport linked to failing schools | BBC News

There is a striking overlap between places in England with slow public transport and places with struggling secondary schools, say researchers at SchoolDash. Instead of only looking at education data, … Continue reading

March 5, 2020 · Leave a comment

Coronavirus: Schools told no delays so far to exams | BBC News

The exam watchdog, responding to concerns about coronavirus, is telling schools in England to keep preparing as usual for the summer exam season. Ofqual says it is working with exam … Continue reading

March 3, 2020 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Go the Extra Mile

February 27, 2020 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: The Road to Success

February 25, 2020 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: What Learning Is

February 20, 2020 · 1 Comment

Word Of The Day: Glossophobia

February 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Feeling Tired?

February 13, 2020 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Bittersweet

February 11, 2020 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Where the Magic Happens

February 6, 2020 · Leave a comment

500 Words 2020 | BBC Radio 2

500 Words is Radio 2’s kids story-writing competition, in association with Oxford University Press, Parents, guardians and teachers can register for a SUBMITTER ACCOUNT, or by following the links at the … Continue reading

February 5, 2020 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Concerned About Under-Achieving…?

February 4, 2020 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: A Noble Profession

January 30, 2020 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Lost and Found

January 28, 2020 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Tools

January 21, 2020 · 1 Comment

Battling Decision Fatigue | Edutopia

When you’re teaching reading, focusing on these three questions can help you conserve your mental energy. A good way to triumph over decision fatigue is to focus on the decisions … Continue reading

January 15, 2020 · 1 Comment

14 points that matter to literacy | Saskatoon StarPhoenix

As work changes and jobs demand higher level skills, people without good reading skills are most at risk of being left behind. Reading is the learning-to-learn skill. It’s the cornerstone … Continue reading

January 12, 2020 · Leave a comment

Teacher Wellbeing Index 2019 | Education Support

Work-related stress in the teaching profession has increased for the third consecutive year, with sharp rises in tearfulness, difficulty sleeping and irritability amongst education professionals across the UK according to … Continue reading

January 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

Word Of The Day: Anomie

January 7, 2020 · Leave a comment

Own It – A place to help you boss your life online | BBC

The BBC have launched a specific area of their website featuring questions, answers and tools to help young people make the most of their time online. The Own It app … Continue reading

January 3, 2020 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Two Homes

January 2, 2020 · 1 Comment

Thought For The Day: All You Need…

December 31, 2019 · Leave a comment

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