How can I switch on a reluctant child to learning? We asked Associate Simon Cooper-Hind and this is what he said for our CPD Jukebox.
Creative Curriculum Webinar
Here is the complete recording of our special free webinar for primary teachers and leaders. Featuring advice and wisdom from Associates and Independent Thinking Press authors who know a thing or two about creativity in the curriculum, relive what was a thoroughly inspiring event.
Using Unhomework to Supercharge Lockdown Learning - Part One
Part one of a two-part blog from Independent Thinking Associate, primary teacher and author Mark Creasy on how to improve motivation and develop independent learning through better homework during lockdown.
Using Unhomework to Supercharge Lockdown Learning - Part Two
Part two of a two-part blog from Independent Thinking Associate, primary teacher and author Mark Creasy on how to improve motivation and develop independent learning through better homework during lockdown.
Thinking, Creativity and Paper Clips I
Ian Gilbert in the first of a two-part webinar all about thinking, learning and creativity in our brave new world.
Thinking, Creativity and Paper Clips II
Ian Gilbert in the second part of a two-part webinar he recorded for us all about thinking, learning and creativity in our brave new world. And paper clips.
What 8Way thinking is, where it came from and how it can be used to make even the most dismal-appearing of subject matters fascinating.
Ian Gilbert Edumate Interview
An interview with Ian Gilbert and those nice people at Edumate with ideas for developing independent thinkers in all classrooms.
Jackie Beere - Highlights
Highlights of a fascinating online INSET session delivered by Associate Jackie Beere OBE for primary teachers on well-being, thinking skills and more.
So What Are the Essential Skills Our Young People Need for 2020?
Associate Jackie Beere OBE has a new book coming out which helps schools address the real key skills needed for 2020 and beyond. Here is a sneaky preview with plenty to think about when we ask our favourite question, what are they learning while you're teaching them?
Stories Not Worksheets
Drama specialist Paul Bateson shares his experience of what happens when you ignore the worksheets left out for you for the cover lesson and employ some storytelling magic instead.
When This Is All Over...
Education consultant and SEND specialist Lorraine Petersen shares her thoughts on the challenges thrown up for SEND children and their teachers and families in the current crisis - and also the opportunities for real positive change.
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