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Talking About War

A short selection of ideas and resources for teachers and parents to help with talking to children about war in Ukraine and, sadly, so many other parts of the world.

Three-minute read

Ian Gilbert on the CPD Jukebox

How can I get my class to think for themselves? We asked Independent Thinking founder and award-winning writer Ian Gilbert what he thought and here are his three suggestions.

Claire Gadsby on the CPD Jukebox

What simple change can I make to my teaching environment to improve learning? We asked Independent Thinking Associate and author Claire Gadsby and this is what she had to say

Jonathan Lear on the CPD Jukebox

How can I make learning really real for my primary class? We asked Independent Thinking Associate, author of the Guerrilla Curriculum and primary school deputy and teacher Jonathan Lear. This is what he had to say.

Andy Vass on the CPD Jukebox

As a leader, how can I improve the conversations in my school? We asked Independent Thinking Associate and education speaker and coach Andy Vass and this is what he suggested

Simon Cooper-Hind on the CPD Jukebox

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.

2021 Children's Book Festival

In June 2021 we ran an online Children's Book Festival featuring short interviews with the amazing authors of so many great books.

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.

Five-minute read

CPD Juke Box

Want some quick-fire CPD answering some of the most pressing questions in education today - then check out our new CPD Jukebox!

29 three- to five-minute videos

Make a booking, ask a question, panic. All acceptable.

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