092: Mr Hunt from the Front

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Simon (Mr Hunt from the Front) recently shot to international stardom as the dance floss teacher, although he does teach from time to time! He recently won the Manchester Evening News School Awards in the ‘Inspirational Teacher of the Year’ category. Simon is an SLE and Year 4 teacher at Tottington Primary School. He has also taught in Reception, Year 3 and 6 in his teaching career so far. Through his work on poetry, he has spoken at the Superpod6 conference in Seattle USA alongside the cast and crew of the documentary Blackfish and help change EU parliamentary Law! He also loves using technology to enhance the teaching and learning and shares his thoughts and ideas on his Facebook page @mrhuntsideas. This February, he was a guest on the BBC Live lesson expert panel, talking about literacy in primary education.

Mr Hunt from the Front.

 

Simon Hunt

mrhuntfromthefront.com

Facebook= @mrhuntsideas
Twitter= @simonjameshunt

 

 

 

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Our aim is to achieve a higher priority for the education of children from birth to 13. High quality learning in the early years of life is vitally important to the creation of an educated society. Young children are not simply preparing for the future, they are living a never to be repeated time of life and the best way to learn is to live.

 

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091: EducationCity

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Haylie Taylor has 13 years’ experience in teaching, 10 of these in primary education. She is passionate about helping other teachers with their day-to-day jobs and ensuring students’ success. She is driven by her passion to continually develop instructional techniques in the classroom and has experience working with children of many ages and abilities.

 

Haylie now works for EducationCity who are passionate about providing engaging, educational resources and games for students aged 3-12 years, as well as time-saving tools that support teachers in the classroom and at home.

www.educationcity.com

Twitter: @EducationCity
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/educationcityuk

 

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National Association for Primary Education

Our aim is to achieve a higher priority for the education of children from birth to 13. High quality learning in the early years of life is vitally important to the creation of an educated society. Young children are not simply preparing for the future, they are living a never to be repeated time of life and the best way to learn is to live.

 

We have some FREE English & literacy resources for you to download please click the link below to find out more.

https://www.educationonfire.com/blog/

 

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What is the best advice you have been given ‘3’? LF030

On todays episode we take the question ‘What is the best piece of advice you have ever been given and who gave it to you?’ and hear the answers from guests 20-27.

For information about the guests start at LF020 and follow until LF027. If in doubt use the search bar in the menu tab.

Running a successful company aged 24 with Zach Hesterberg. LF020

Sit back and enjoy the wisdom that has literally changed the lives of the people you hear.

Questions asked on the Learning on Fire Podcast Interview

1. Who are you?
2. What does your life look like now and how is it different from when you were growing up?
3. What was valuable about your school experience?
4. Which teachers do you remember and why?
5. Who did you admire when you were young?
6. What was it about that person that had such an impact?
7. What was the best piece of advice you have ever been given and who gave it to you?
8. What advice would you give your younger self?
9. What does your future look like?
10. What podcast, book, video, film, song or other resource has had the biggest impact on your life and why?

 

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National Association for Primary Education

Our aim is to achieve a higher priority for the education of children from birth to 13. High quality learning in the early years of life is vitally important to the creation of an educated society. Young children are not simply preparing for the future, they are living a never to be repeated time of life and the best way to learn is to live.

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Take a break – NAPE 023

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Here are the details for the Christian Schiller Lecture 2019.

We are taking a 2 week break for the Easter Holidays but will be back and revitalised in the summer term.

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090: Enchanted Wanderers with Emmy & Taran

 

 

 

 

Two primary school teachers from Devon, Emmy and Taran, make up the Enchanted Wanderers. At their core, they just want to help children to grow; grow with self- confidence and self-belief in their own voice and ideas and to use this to empower their future learning.

Contrary to the serious tone of this statement, they to do this in a way that is fun and creative for all involved. With stories and storytelling as the root, the Enchanted Wanderers use art, circus, music and drama to produce a space that immerses children into new worlds. A space in which children can be themselves and express their ideas in ways that suit them best. A space that inspires children to create and combine, learn and grow.

Within the workshops, children learnt how to make their own pieces of magical art, conjured up circus tricks that led them through pivotal story moments and added musical accompaniment to deepen the mood and atmosphere of their stories. Throughout the day, the children got to experience new activities, solve problems, make friends, tell stories and be the leaders of their own learning. It all ended with the opportunity to share their stories, creations and/or circus skills in a child led show for the parents.

Following their first tour of workshops around Devon and Somerset, the Enchanted Wanderers had acquired a plethora of stories from children who had been inspired to write and they felt that more should be done with these stories to really show the children that what they create is valued and important.
Soon followed the next branch of Enchanted Wanderers who have created a platform for children’s stories to reach the world. Teachers, parents and children can all send stories and Emmy and Taran will re-tell them on their YouTube channel. As YouTube’s importance grows, stories need to remain relevant and accessible.

There is more to come from the Enchanted Wanderers with books, new workshops and a few extra little secrets sprouting some roots.

Schools in Australia are encouraged to contact Enchanted Wanderers throughout 2019 to book their workshop. Schools in England are encouraged to get in touch about availability in 2020. While schools all across the world should email about availability to have their children’s stories read online by these international storytellers.

https://www.enchantedwanderers.com

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_SxNfXTRRkJc_8ew9cw0_w

www.facebook.com/enchantedwanderers

www.instagram.com/enchantedwanderers

 

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Details about Christian Schiller and his work

 

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