The Learning Renaissance

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, adapted for the Coronavirus in the UK

May 5, 2020 · Leave a comment

Mind your Ps, Qs and Apostrophes!

A cartoon for the teachers who do it professionally, and one for the grammar pedants who take a keen amateur interest in the aberrant apostrophe. I’m surrounded by professional grammar … Continue reading

September 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

What I Did This Summer…

Rick McKee: Via: back to school |

September 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Keep Calm

September 5, 2019 · 1 Comment

Thought For The Day: You’ve Earned a Rest!

August 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Summer!

August 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

Reading: A Justification, if One Were Needed!

May 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Art of Leadersheep

Purchase this poster here: The Art of Leadersheep | it-agile Shop

May 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

The State of Education: A Discredited Industrial System

This isn’t a new cartoon of the current state of education. Sir Ken Robinson has used glorious animations to share the same point about the outmoded industrial antecedents of education … Continue reading

May 6, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Future of Learning… As Seen From the Nineteenth Century!

I came across this woodcut from a nineteenth century French conception of the future classroom of the year 2000. I found it acutely depressing in its conception for a number … Continue reading

April 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

A timely reminder of the paradigm we need to overcome in order for our students to succeed…

September 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

Teachers’ Back to School Training

From the wise people at Pobble. This seemed a very good action research approach to start the new academic year by hardening up the teacher in your life after the … Continue reading

September 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Content-Based Curriculum

May 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Equality for all learners… a little lateral thinking

March 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Getting a Gog!

The simplest way to keep abreast of the key “gogs” in education…

March 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: I’d Much Rather…

February 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Purpose and Direction

January 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

The teacher, the riddle and the morbid answer | BBC Three

You’re a teacher, it’s a new term and you’re back in class ready to educate the next generation. You don’t want your classes to be boring – you want to … Continue reading

January 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Information Security

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June 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

It’s Called Reading…

February 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

An Insult For All Seasons…

We live in cantankerous times and the moral turpitude of our age leaves us short of effective insults. This can lead to the slovenly use of the usual profanities. Never … Continue reading

January 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

So What Exactly Does a Teacher Do For Society?

A witty riposte from across the pond about what teachers do in schools and in society: “So what do you do, darlin’?”

December 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

BBC launches Red Nose Day Comedy Classroom with Blue Peter

Stars of comedy and film support search for best young comedy writer. Richard Curtis, Sir Lenny Henry, Miranda Hart, Sara Pascoe, and David Walliams give their backing to a new … Continue reading

December 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Pedantry and Budget Cuts!

September 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

REMINDER! Comedy Classroom – Having a Write Laugh! | BBC

Comedy Classroom is a brand new comedy writing competition produced by BBC Learning in partnership with the National Literacy Trust and BBC Comedy. The competition calls upon teachers around the … Continue reading

June 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Testing! Testing! A Learner Perspective…

June 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Gordian Knot of Pedagogy…

How can you promote independence of thought and action if your methods are exclusively teacher directed and classroom based?

June 2, 2016 · 2 Comments