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068: How to support children’s learning with Your Parenting Mojo

By Mark Taylor | June 18, 2018 |

Jen Lumanlan is the creator and host of the podcast Your Parenting Mojo. When she became a new parent she started searching for information on the best ways to raise a child. This research led to a Master’s degree in Psychology followed by another in Education. Her passion for learning and a desire to share her findings…

067: Royal Opera House – Learning and Participation

By Mark Taylor | June 11, 2018 |

Kim Waldock is Head of National Programmes for the Learning and Participation department at Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London. We discuss: New projects for schools Free CPD for teachers Royal Opera House Learning Platform – Discover, explore and immerse your classroom in the world of opera, ballet and theatrecraft through the Royal Opera House’s bespoke…

066: Re-humanising primary education with Dr. Tony Eaude

By Mark Taylor | June 4, 2018 |

On 19th  April 2018 Dr. Tony Eaude gave the Christian Schiller lecture for the National Association for Primary Education at the University of Greenwich. Guest speakers at the annual lectures use the work of Christian Schiller as inspiration for their insights and thoughts about education. Dr. Tony Eaude was a primary class teacher for thirteen years and headteacher…

065: How gamification is influencing education

By Mark Taylor | May 28, 2018 |

Rob Alvarez is an expert, speaker and advocate for the use of gamification in education. He’s the creator and host of Professor Game and works at IE Business School Publishing, with interactive and engaging learning experiences. Professor Game is a weekly podcast where we interview successful practitioners of games, gamification and game thinking that will bring…

063: What to expect from the Education on Fire podcast

By Mark Taylor | May 21, 2018 |

Short intro to the new look Education on Fire, pre season 5. The continuation of themed seasons Wednesday Wisdom New interviews with successful people who are living their dreams. How did school help or hinder them? What are the most important lessons they have learnt in their journey? Who did they meet or what did…

062: Music and the Arts Season Finale

By Mark Taylor | March 29, 2018 |

Mark takes us through the highlights of season 4 ‘Music and the Arts’. We recap some of the great interviews and Mark shares his thoughts on what we have explored. Check out his personal offer to come and visit your school. Do you want some FREE samba workshops?

061: Season 4 round up with Peter Cansell

By Mark Taylor | March 5, 2018 |

Peter Cansell and I discuss what we have learned from the Education on Fire podcast season 4 – Music and the Arts. 20 episodes of great resources. Peter Cansell is my resident education expert. The person who provides the bigger picture and will tell me that you can’t just play music all day at school…

060: Sue Nicholls – Primary Music Specialist

By Mark Taylor | February 15, 2018 |

Sue Nicholls worked as a music subject leader in many primary settings during her career as a teacher. She has published several music resource books for non-specialists for A&C Black and OUP and contributed material to many other publications. Sue now works as an independent music education consultant leading workshops and courses for schools and…

059: Syncphonia – Replace paper scores with a digital system for your tablet

By Mark Taylor | February 5, 2018 |

Designed and refined over two years, working with amateur and professional ensembles, Syncphonia replaces paper scores with a digital system which synchronises to the beat of a conductor or lead musician. The current bar and beat are highlighted, so players can’t get lost, pages are turned automatically, and new parts can be distributed in seconds…

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