The Learning Renaissance

Fun Academy | Where Learning Is Fun and Teachers Teach

Fun Academy is the best start in life for every child. Everywhere. They create solutions based on the Fun Learning approach that combines the best practices and latest advances in … Continue reading

July 22, 2022 · Leave a comment

The Importance of Media Literacy to a Functioning Democracy

Twenty years ago I attended a course designed to teach me how to use HyperText Mark-Up Language – a vital fluency if I was to design online educational pages for … Continue reading

October 13, 2021 · Leave a comment

Why Are Hyperlinks Blue?

The internet has ingrained itself into every aspect of our lives, but there’s one aspect of the digital world that I bet you take for granted. Did you ever notice … Continue reading

September 22, 2021 · Leave a comment

How to Use a Class Google Site to Improve Organization and Engagement | Edutopia

This free tool helps students in the classroom and at home stay on the same page – and there are benefits for teachers as well. I have always prepared well … Continue reading

September 15, 2021 · Leave a comment

A View to the Future: Sub-10

Good to see my old friend and colleague Peter Stephenson has found his groove with his company SUB 10. Turning ‘have to’ to want to’ sounds good to me! …our … Continue reading

November 6, 2020 · Leave a comment

Ways to Make Teaching a More Sustainable Profession | Edutopia

Tips for school leaders seeking to foster an environment that supports, engages, and motivates teachers. With each day that I work with teachers, I am more convinced that it is vital … Continue reading

August 19, 2020 · Leave a comment

How to travel the world from your bedroom during lockdown | BBC Bitesize

See some of the most popular tourist attractions through virtual tours, photographs and videos. Source: How to travel the world from your bedroom during lockdown | BBC Bitesize

May 15, 2020 · Leave a comment

Supporting Teacher Well-Being and Mental Health | Teach Well Alliance

Many thanks to the redoubtable Steve Waters for his kind permission to reproduce this essential and comprehensive mental health audit tool for your school. This is all the information you … Continue reading

January 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

Science in the Classroom: The Gatsby Charitable Foundation

The Gatsby Charitable Foundation is a UK-based science promotion organisation which celebrates applied STEM projects to enliven the curriculum. Here is a link to their extensive website for ideas for … Continue reading

November 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

3 Google Scholar Tips Every Student Should Know About | ETML

The strength of Scholar lies in the numerous hidden features that are usually overlooked by many students. These features enable you to conduct smart and targeted search queries that can … Continue reading

January 15, 2016 · 1 Comment

Google ‘should be allowed in examinations’ | BBC News

OCR chief Mark Dawe told the Today programme allowing internet use in exam rooms reflected the way pupils learned and how they would work in future. He said students would … Continue reading

May 2, 2015 · 1 Comment

NASA Science Technology, Engineering and Maths Resources

NASA takes very seriously its mission to educate and the quality of its resources are a veritable goldmine for educators and autonomous students. Here is a good example of some … Continue reading

February 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Enquiring Minds and the Nature of Evidence

A friend has brought this website to my attention in which members of the public are engaged to demand a higher standard of evidence in the claims made by people … Continue reading

November 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

School Resources | ActionAid UK

Offering a wide-ranging resources help introduce global issues at all key stages, ActionAid UK have lesson plans, assemblies, case studies, videos and more available on their website. School Resources | … Continue reading

November 2, 2014 · Leave a comment