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David Hodgson on the Neuroscience of Learning

Associate David Hodgson on aspects of the neuroscience of learning - highlights.

Seven-minute watch

Crista Hazell on MFL Teaching - Highlights

Independent Thinking Associate and MFL specialist Crista Hazell on what makes for great languages teaching and learning and how connection is at the heart of it.

Seven-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

The Five Saids

It's a world of fake news, deep fake technology and well, politicians from over there. So, here's is our quick and easy student guide to critical thinking.

One-minute read

Ruth Swailes on EYFS

Associate Ruth Swailes with CPD highlights on great practice in EYFS/Early Years and Foundations Stage teaching and learning.

A Message to NQTs and ECTs Everywhere

Associate Martin Illingworth is a senior lecturer on the Sheffield Hallam University PGCE programme. Here is his message to the class of 2020.

Three-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 the Future of Schools and Schooling

A conversation about the future of schools and schooling with Independent Thinking Associate Martin Illingworth, author of Forget School, and education speaker, writer and thinker, Graham Brown-Martin.

55-minute watch

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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