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I'm Mark Taylor and I interview educators from around the world so that I can enable you to support your children to live, learn and grow to their full potential

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214: Your 3 Eyes with Dr. Megan Sweet

August 2, 2021

Dr. Megan Sweet is an author, speaker, and systems-thinker who has been in education for more than twenty-five years. Through her extensive experience leading personal and system-wide change, Megan has come to believe that when we approach our challenges from the inside-out, by building a supportive and heart-centered connection with ourselves first, we have the confidence and resilience to tackle the important work of transforming our lives and communities.

The 3 Eyes support us to see our lives, our thoughts, and our experiences more clearly.

When we use them in school, they help us to understand our context in more depth.

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213: Educational travel with Garrett & Mandi Oler

July 26, 2021

Garrett & Mandi Oler discuss how travel and enrolling their children into a bilingual school has enhanced their educational experiences, confidence and world citizenship.

Garrett & Mandi are a married couple that love to help people travel abundantly – and affordably – with their families. They cringe every time they hear parents say that travel is a luxury only for the “lucky,” and are on a mission to change that mindset.

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212: Reading, Writing and Spelling with Jane Considine

July 19, 2021

Jane Considine is an Education Consultant who energises and inspires thousands of teachers every year, helping them to transform the teaching of reading, writing and spelling in the primary education phase. Jane’s research-informed and evidence-based systems provide structures for success, enabling teachers to continually deliver outstanding results.Jane has authored two best-selling books, Hooked On Books…

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"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."

Nelson Mandela

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Most Recent Blog Posts

The Executive Function Online Summit 2021

02 Aug 2021

How TEFOS Benefits You? Dear Compassionate and Proactive Parents, If your child struggles with Executive Function, in other words, if they don’t get important stuff done, because of things like procrastination, not getting started, not following through, disorganization, not paying attention, overwhelm, being unprepared, forgetful, late, unmotivated, TEFOS is for YOU.   TEFOS, or The Executive…

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Online Children’s Book Festival – June 26th and 27th 2021

14 Jun 2021

A FREE CHILDREN’S BOOK FESTIVAL is being hosted by Independent Thinking this June. This special event grew out of our recent podcast guest Ian Gilbert finding himself on a Zoom coffee morning chat with a wide range of authors, all brought together by Sue Atkins, TV’s celebrated ‘parenting coach’. Post-lockdown, it is even more vital to help…

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Teach Active to launch the UK’s largest active learning day

07 Jun 2021

As part of the Youth Sport Trust’s National School Sport Week (19-25th June 2021), Teach Active is set to host the largest active learning day for schools on Wednesday 23rd June. Jon Smedley from Teach Active was my guest on episode 182 of the Education on Fire podcast . On this day, English and maths lessons in primary schools around…

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Education on Fire sponsor

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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