A child just swore at me in front of the class - what should I do now? We asked Associate and behaviour expert and author Adele Bates and this is what she suggested for our CPD Jukebox.
Teaching in Challenging Circumstances
Hywel Roberts on the CPD Jukebox
How do I get children about bothered about their learning? We asked Mr Botheredness, Hywel Roberts, and this is what he had to say.
Haili Hughes on the CPD Jukebox
How can I avoid some children being ‘written off’? We asked Associate, teacher author and one of 'those children' Haili Hughes and this is her reply.
David Cameron on the CPD Jukebox
As a school leader, what can I do to make my school more inclusive? We asked Associate, the Real David Cameron and here is what he said.
Lisa Jane Ashes on the CPD Jukebox
I’ve inherited a ‘challenging’ class – what can I do to win them over? We asked Independent Thinking Associate and author Lisa Jane Ashes for her thoughts and this is her reply.
Dave Whitaker on the CPD Jukebox
How can I practice kindness in a school regime that is all about being strict? We asked Independent Thinking Associate and author of the Kindness Principle, Dave Whitaker, and this is what he had to say.
A Message from the Front Line
A message of support from 'travelling teacher' Hywel Roberts who has spent the last few weeks working with schools and 'rallying the troops' in his own inspirational style, all across the country.
Questions from The Working Class
Independent Thinking founder Ian Gilbert was asked to deliver a webinar for an academy group recently, drawing on the work in our best-selling book The Working Class. Here are ten questions he put to the delegates that can form part of any school's discussion when it come to 'closing the gap'.
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.
Big i Foundation
Our Big i Foundation is the not-for-profit arm of Independent Thinking which allows us to do educational work with charities, NGOs and not-profit organisations in various parts of the world.
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Ten Lessons From The Working Class
Ten lessons from our book The Working Class, delivered by Ian Gilbert from the main stage of the 2019 SSAT conference in Birmingham.
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