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Collaborative Learning Guest blog

Constructing Collaborative Classrooms

This week’s Guest Blog is written by Joe Brassington (@jjbrassington), whose teaching features in “Powering Up Children“. This is part 4 of a series of blogs, relating to each chapter…

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Planning a Learning Powered Classroom

The aim of this blogpost is to empower you in planning a learning powered classroom next academic year. What’s the Point of School? The first book that made me reflect…

Guest blog Speaking Learnish

The language of Learning

This is the third in a series of “Guest blogs” written for Learning Power Kids. Each blogpost in this series related to a chapter in “Powering Up Children“. The first…

Design Developing Reflection

10 ways I have grown Learning Power – A reflection on this year’s wins.

It’s my birthday tomorrow – Yay! Level 39 (AKA the bonus level!). It’s also coming up to the end of the academic year here in Bangkok. I thought it would…

Guest blog Learning Environment

Creating an LPA-rich environment.

This is a guest blog from one of our favourite #positivetwizards* Nicky Clements (@nickyclements71) – Head of Early Years at Victoria Academies Trust. It relates to chapter 4, in “Powering…

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Behaviour management Ownership Supportive learners

From “Behaviour Management” to “Behaviour Empowerment”

I’m feeling brave today (or foolish?). Thoughts of what a Learning Powered Approach to behaviour looks like have been swirling around my head. I’m using this blog as a way…

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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…

Design Learning Environment

Spring Clean your Pedagogy

Challenges of a Learning Power classroom – Part One Co-creating a Learning Power classroom – with your learners and all adults involved in deepening their learning experience – is a…

Developing Reflection

Assessment AS learning – The Learning Power Approach to assessment and feedback.

The mindset of a Learning Powered Teacher. Introduction to Assessment as Learning. As leaders of learning, Learning Powered teachers think critically, reflecting on what they are doing and asking themselves:…