The Learning Renaissance

You’re Dead To Me | Fairy Tales | BBC Sounds

Greg Jenner and his guests uncover the gruesome truths behind our most-loved fairy tales. Source: You’re Dead To Me | Fairy Tales | BBC Sounds

October 29, 2021 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: The Power of Stories

October 5, 2021 · Leave a comment

Why Stories Are More Powerful Than You Think | BBC Ideas

There’s a Native American proverb that says, “The one who tells the story rules the world.” Stories have the potential to be incredibly powerful. They’re able to change how we … Continue reading

October 4, 2021 · Leave a comment

The Edtech Podcast – for global education innovation and edtech

The mission of The Edtech Podcast is to improve the dialogue between ‘ed’ & ‘tech’ for better innovation, through storytelling. Join the Edtech listener community now! The Edtech Podcast – … Continue reading

April 10, 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

BBC Young Reporter Competition | BBC News

The BBC is looking for young people aged between 11 and 18 who want to report on a story or issue which is important to their life or the world … Continue reading

September 13, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Value of the Comic Book Format in Learning

I recently waxed lyrical about a piece of software I’ve worked with over the last decade called Comic Life. It is the simplest and most powerful piece of software I’ve … Continue reading

August 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

Roald Dahl Day Lesson – The Power of Words | BBC Teach

Join BBC Teach in celebrating Roald Dahl Day on Friday, 13th September 2019, with a very special interactive lesson and digital event aimed at primary school pupils aged 7 to … Continue reading

August 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Storytime

November 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

How do you use the LEGO brick to teach Literacy?

Our third and final LEGO Education UK post of the day.

October 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

News, updates and insights from LEGO Education UK

Bookmark for more fascinating and engaging content: News, updates and insights from LEGO Education UK Blog

October 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

LEGO Education for Primary Schools – StoryStarter

LEGO® Education StoryStarter is the helping hand that kick-starts pupils’ creativity and boosts their reading, writing, speaking and listening skills at Key Stages 1 and 2. Pupils work together to … Continue reading

October 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Subject Close to My Heart – Empowering Students Through Multimedia Projects

As someone who in the past has trained reluctant teachers in the use of simple multimedia to develop learning efficacy, I find this a compelling read. Currently I am working … Continue reading

October 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Clive Shepherd on Engaging with Learners

An interesting blog post from Clive Shepherd about engaging with learners effectively: Whether you’re teaching in a classroom, developing some e-learning or producing a video, you’ll be concerned about engaging your learners. … Continue reading

May 13, 2015 · 1 Comment

Why Storytelling?

This infographic explains the importance of storytelling and the use of public narrative. Quote by Marshall Ganz, taken from Storytelling & Social Change – A Strategy Guide (2013), by Paul … Continue reading

March 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Pixar’s Rules of Storytelling

Following our earlier post on the power of storytelling, we’ve discovered a delightful gallery of images illustrating Pixar’s 22 Rules of Storytelling. View them all here: Pixar’s Rules of Storytelling by … Continue reading

March 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Seven Ways in Which Stories Power Learning | Clive Shepherd on LinkedIn

I was very taken with an article by Clive Shepherd that appeared on LinkedIn regarding stories powering learning. Storytelling is a well-proven way of embedding learning as a story provides … Continue reading

March 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Digital Storytelling

This infographic gives a scaffold for the process of developing a story as a collaborative venture. Read more at ETML: Interactive Visual on the Digital Storytelling Process

June 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Digital Storytelling using Photo Story: Flowerpod

This is a Photo Story used to tell a simple story. The twist is that it was compiled by a number of adults with learning difficulties whom I work with … Continue reading

May 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Digital Storytelling in Plain English (YouTube)

This video was created by Amy Cox, Morgan Watson, Lindsey Quinlisk, and Yong Kim specifically for Stanford’s Teacher Education Program (STEP) Conference in June 2009.

November 24, 2013 · Leave a comment