Teacher, Independent Thinking Associate and author of Unhomework shares the secret of not spending your evenings and weekends marking.
It Isn’t What You Teach
Associate Will Ryan shares the eight common factors he has observed in classrooms where the teaching and learning makes the hairs on the back of your neck stand on end.
A Corridor of Curiosities
Associate Jonathan Lear has helped create a Corridor of Curiosity at his school, a multicultural inner-city primary school. Find out what it is, who inspired him, how he went about it and why he did it
A Perspective on the UK's Knife Crime Issue
Reading Stephen Pinker's latest book, Independent Thinking founder Ian Gilbert came across some interesting insights into violent crime and what to do about it.
What Every Schools Needs to Know about Testicular Cancer
Guest blog writer Andrew 'Bernie' Bernard shoots from the hip about about an illness that has increased by nearly 30% in the last few decades.
Thunks on the Business of Learning
The great business guru Peter Drucker used to say that there were only two questions to ask a business: What business are you in? How's business? W ...
The Mosquitoes of Prejudice
There's only one thing that really sorts those Mosquitoes of of Prejudice once and for all
The Sacred Gift of Learning
Our friend and colleague Mike Brearley passed away in October this year. This, one of his last pieces, captures his beliefs about the power of education.
How About Some Mind Medicine?
How to help yourself feel that little bit better when you're having one of those days? How about a little Mind Medicine, courtesy of Associate Nina Jackson.
When your bright child passes the entrance exam at the local ‘good school’ this should be a moment of joy for parents. In most circumstances they are. ...