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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.

17-minute watch

Cultural Capital II

Part two of the of the webinar given by Phil Beadle on cultural capital - what it is, how schools can do it right it and how Ofsted have got it badly wrong.

Ten-minute watch

Noticing

Use these inspiring images from Associate and photographer Jane Hewitt to help children and young people learn to stop and look at the world with new eyes.

Three-minute read

8Way Thinking

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.

Five-minute read

Ian Gilbert Edumate Interview

An interview with Ian Gilbert and those nice people at Edumate with ideas for developing independent thinkers in all classrooms.

30-minute watch

Hywel Roberts on Teaching and Learning - Highlights

Associate and 'Travelling teacher' Hywel Roberts on what makes for great teaching in any classroom.

Eight-minute watch

How Thunks Helped Us Survive Lockdown

Independent Thinking Associate and primary teacher Mark Creasy shares the many ways he uses Thunks and how they have been a godsend through lock down.

Ten-minute read

A Conversation About the Power of Curiosity and Wonder

A conversation about the power of curiosity and wonder to promote motivation, engagement and learning with Associates Dr Matthew McFall and Dave Harris (includes magic).

53-minute watch

Guest Blog - Beth Dawes on the Object Permanence of Friendship

We asked Year One teacher and SENCo Beth Dawes for her views about relationships, friendship and helping some of our most vulnerable young learners. 

Five-minute read

A Conversation About Classroom Environments

A conversation about classroom environments where learners feel safe and thrive with Associates Crista Hazell and Claire Gadsby, author of Dynamically Different Classrooms

53-minute watch

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