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Teachers as Learners

The “Yes Bus” and the “No Bus”.

Hey Learning Powered minds! It’s just the end of the half term holidays here in Bangkok. It means I have been immersed in nature, which also means my brain has…

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…

learning power pioneers

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…

learning power pioneers

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…

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…

Design

Keep Calm and Know Your Value.

3 Top Tips to not lose your head in your first year teaching or in a new year group. This is a post for NQT’s, and also those who are…

Together we create
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…

Design

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…