The Independent Thinking Blog

You've Got This Part I

Wednesday June 20, 2018

You're young, bullied, poor and dyslexic - great teachers can help; poor teachers can make it worse. This is part one of performance poet and Independent Thinking Associate Rhythmical Mikey's story with plenty to take away for teachers everywhere

Beyond the Bake Sale Pt I

Monday April 9, 2018

Frustrated by the message that children seem to be receiving that a bake sale will make everything better in the world, Ian Gilbert wrote this for his book Independent Thinking.

What Lies Ahead for Teaching and Learning

Friday March 9, 2018

Teachers and school leaders are busy people and we're often too busy to raise our heads to see what's around the corner. Well, what's around the corner these days has the potential to be very different from what's been around previous corners and if we don't raise our eyes we might not see what's going to hit us.

When They Go Low

Friday November 11, 2016

We put this out on a mailshot to subscribers 24 hours after the US presidential elections. Judging by the feedback, it seemed to help.