Tag: Learning Power

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….

Developing Reflection

“You don’t learn from experience, you learn from reflecting on experience.”

Mara Krechevsky, Pedagogy of Play, Project Zero (or maybe John Dewey!) Oh, the joys! We have just had a run of incredible “live” events in PressPlay and Learning Pioneers, including…

Design Learning Environment Learning Pioneers

How can we cultivate curiosity in our classrooms?

Which learning disposition do you think is the most important to cultivate in learners? As a Learning Power practitioner, this feels like a pretty key question to ask. Ideally, through a…

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…

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Design Guest blog

White Space

Guest blogpost, written by Anton de Vries, Learning Power trainer in the Netherlands. Food for thought for those of us returning to school over the next few weeks or months…

Design Feeding back to parents Guest blog

Powering Up Your School

This guest blog post is written by Michelle Forrest of St John Fisher primary school, who recently engaged her staff in their Learning Powered journey. It is being published as…

In pursuit of magic
Learning Environment

Wondering about wonderings.

My brain has been working overtime on “wonderings” lately – largely inspired by the sparky minds of the #learningpowerpioneers community – a community of forward-thinking, “can do”, caring practitioners committed…

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Learning (em)Powered Leadership

After the explosive reaction to #learningpowerpioneers via emails, Twitter and conversations, I’m checking in with the team with a video about leadership. Who are the leaders of this community? Who…

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Learning Power Pioneers

Hey folks! I’m excited and nervous about this in equal measure – but, hey, if it doesn’t scare you, you’re not growing! Drum roll please … Learning Power Kids’ first…