Outrage to Claudio Ranieri’s sacking is a mirror to educational values. How can we make sure education means more than just numbers.… Read More If Claudio Ranieri was a teacher in your school would you sack him?
How creatively adapting traditional classroom designs and switching between layouts can promote student collaboration and excellent individual behaviour.… Read More Rows vs Groups? Have your cake and eat it with creative planning.
‘If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got.’ The origins of this quote are contentious with some attributing it to Mark Twain, Tony Robbins and Henry Ford amongst others, but the message is clear. Our predictable actions have predictable outcomes whereas adaptability can help deliver fresh results. British classrooms… Read More Is your classroom static? Flexible layouts for flexible learning.
Classroom layout is key to students understanding their social role and a core part of the hidden curriculum. Our eTwinning project hopes to direct our classroom design to enhance performance. … Read More Physical enviroment – if it’s good enough for Mourinho it’s good enough for me
How PISA topping nations are shunning educational technology for a simpler approach.… Read More The global shunning of educational technology
I love people watching. It’s a guilty pleasure that I’m sure most people will secretly admit to. It’s life affirming watching people who look so different to you and then realising that they’re actually very similar. We’re all just weaving our way through life, trying to get ahead and stay happy. I think I love… Read More eTwinning – people watching for teachers
There are many great ideas in education that get buried. There are those that don’t get tried because people don’t know how to put them into action and there are those that get tried but are lost in translation because the how and why have been lost. PISA and TIMSS/PIRA tests are becoming core of success… Read More The buried potential of educational ideas and the reason for this blog.