On fads and fashions

I really enjoyed this recent post by the great Tom Sherrington on Lessons That Misfire. In this post Tom carefully explains the conditions that make a great lesson before giving examples of the terrible activities he has seen that fail to deliver them. Most of these activities are ones I was encouraged to use when…

Can we change mindsets?

There has been a lot of talk over the last couple of years about creating a “Growth Mindset”. A lot of talk, a lot of assemblies, a lot of posters, but not a huge amount of action or progress in actually achieving this goal. This post from Online Learning Insights (What Does a Growth Mindset…