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My resident education expert Peter Cansell joins me in the season 3 finale ‘What do children think about their schooling?’ We talk about the themes and ideas that have come from the children and some of the insights of their parents. Peter has been in education professionally for 35 years, teaching in middle schools in…Read More
Dr. Maelisa Hall shares her experiences of traditional education and homeschooling. We discuss how the personalised learning available at home can be used to positive effect in the classroom. Having met Maelisa at Podcast Movement in California during August, we chatted about our respective podcasts. I thought Maelisa’s understanding of both school and homeschool would…Read More
Welcome to season 3 of the Education On Fire Podcast . We are continuing to explore the thoughts of children and examine what school looks like to them. Today Shane and Jocelyn Sams from the Flipped Lifestyle Podcast are joined by their children Isaac (8) and Anna Jo (6) to help me answer ‘What do children think…Read More
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."
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Why is music important? Because it touches and connects people in a way that can’t be put into words. When you watch this you ‘feel’ what learning is all about.Read More
We need to hear the views of real educators, those of us who have a grounding in giving children a chance to learn.Read More
This is a video of a TED talk given by Sir Ken Robinson.
These ideas and others explained in his books have really inspired me to make Education On Fire a reality.
"Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire."
William Butler Yeats