Category: Setting the scene

Design Setting the scene Speaking Learnish

What’s trust got to do with it?

Stepping into Trevor MacKenzie’s classroom … I’m just wrapping up a 10-week trip to Canada, sipping on my final Canadian IPA, reflecting on what an epic trip this has been….

Setting the scene Teachers as Learners

Fill your educational cup – Start with “why”

Start with “why” Simon Sinek’s TedTalk, “How Great Leaders Inspire Action” explores how we buy into an idea, a company, a movement because of the purpose (or the “why”) behind…

Back to school
Design Setting the scene

And then they were back …

Guest blogpost by Anton de Vries, learning power consultant and lead thinker. Thank you Anton! In a few days, pupils in The Netherlands will be allowed to return to elementary…

Behaviour management Setting the scene

The Learning Power Approach – delving deeper.

The Learning Power Approach – Nuclear family. In “ The Learning Power Approach” Guy Claxton outlines the thinking and research behind Learning Power, highlighting how the approach links with and…

Guest blog Setting the scene Supportive learners

Meaning Business Without Being Mean.

Written by Hywel Roberts (@Hywel_Roberts) This is the first of a series of blog posts exploring each Design Principle in mine and Guy Claxton’s new book “Powering up Children“. This…