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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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207: 5 Wellbeing principles with Maria Brosnan

June 14, 2021

Maria Brosnan is an educational leadership and wellbeing specialist, author, coach, speaker.
Maria takes us through 5 wellbeing principles:

Small everyday choices matter
Wellbeing requires action
Your wellbeing is your responsibility
Wellbeing is journey
Your wellbeing affects others
To get a FREE pass to Maria’s Instant Calm session please visit https://pursuitwellbeing.com/instant-calm-free-pass/

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206: Independent Thinking with Ian Gilbert

June 7, 2021

Since founding Independent Thinking in 1994, Ian has built a global reputation as an educational thinker, innovator, entrepreneur, speaker and award-winning editor and writer. He was listed by the IB magazine as one of their top 15 ‘educational visionaries’.

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205: Amazon Longitude Explorer Prize

May 31, 2021

Maddy Kavanagh, Education and Skills Programme Manager at Nesta Challenges and Gordon Taylor, a STEM technician at Walton Priory Middle School are talking to me about the The Amazon Longitude Explorer Prize.The Amazon Longitude Explorer Prize, delivered by Nesta Challenges, calls on young bright minds to put their passion for science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) to…

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

Nelson Mandela

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Lisa Avery

Most Recent Blog Posts

Primary Music Lesson 4

17 Jan 2018

Mark Taylor, director of Rhythmically Speaking, prepares a primary school class for Samba ensemble with a phonetic pattern to help learn the key rhythmic element for the Agogo.

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Primary Music Lesson 3

17 Jan 2018

Mark Taylor, director of Rhythmically Speaking, prepares a primary school class for Samba ensemble with a phonetic pattern to help learn the key rhythmic element for the reco-reco or scraper.    

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Primary Music Lesson 2 – Phonetic phrases to help learn rhythm

04 Dec 2017

Mark Taylor, creator and host of the Education on Fire Podcast shares his Rhythmically Speaking project and prepares a primary school class for Samba with a phonetic pattern to help learn the key rhythmic element for the ganza or shaker.

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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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