Why children don’t always know what’s good for them | missdcox

Today a student said: “I used to think you were really harsh, but now I know why you were like that” Sometimes what we say to children doesn’t make sense to them at the time. They think we are being unnecessarily picky or making them do things that they can’t see the point of doing. … More Why children don’t always know what’s good for them | missdcox

Learning & cognitive science: a whole school approach | missdcox

I’ve posted several posts about how I’ve been using what research suggests to help with long term memory and learning in my lessons. However, I’ve now started working with my boss on a whole school approach as we both believe it can make a difference to our students. This blog outlines what we’ve been doing … More Learning & cognitive science: a whole school approach | missdcox

The light and the dark: Ofsted, Michaela, hope and inspiration | Tom Bennett

‘Are you on Twitter again? Tom. We’ve spoken about this.’Before me, on my writing desk, are three things: a plaster bust of Socrates, one of Lincoln, and a small pewter Stonehenge. Unremarkable choices- the salariat equivalent of a lava lamp maybe, or the moulded plastic Buddhas beloved of garden centre grottos- but they are mine. … More The light and the dark: Ofsted, Michaela, hope and inspiration | Tom Bennett

Learning & cognitive science: a whole school approach | missdcox

I’ve posted several posts about how I’ve been using what research suggests to help with long term memory and learning in my lessons. However, I’ve now started working with my boss on a whole school approach as we both believe it can make a difference to our students. This blog outlines what we’ve been doing … More Learning & cognitive science: a whole school approach | missdcox

Dandelion Forest School and Philosophy-Led Nursery | lizzylewissapere

Dandelion Education Ltd is the first entirely outdoors nursery in Britain, to combine both the approaches of Philosophy for Children (P4C), and Forest School together in a unique approach to learning and development. P4C is at the heart of it’s curriculum and the benefits of P4C are evident in the dialogues the children have together in play, and … More Dandelion Forest School and Philosophy-Led Nursery | lizzylewissapere