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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

Latest Podcast Episodes

203: thinkfour online learning platform with Matthew Pearce

May 17, 2021

thinkfour is a free online virtual learning platform for Scottish Higher pupils which distils complex sections of the curriculum into four minute videos as presented by experienced teachers.It is available to all children throughout Scotland and targeted at ages 14-17. Young people are able to upload their own versions of the videos which are vetted by teachers…

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202: EduKit with Nathalie Richards

May 14, 2021

Nathalie Richards founded EduKit to help schools to ensure ALL students could access life-changing support in order to achieve their potential. Now, 7 years on, over 150,000 students have taken EduKit Insight surveys and they have connected thousands of schools with impactful youth interventions via the free EduKit Connect service. And in the summer of…

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201: Read Write Code with Jeremy Keeshin

May 10, 2021

Read Write Code written by Jeremy Keeshin, is a friendly introduction to the world of coding and explains why it is the new literacy.

Jeremy Keeshin is the CEO and Co-founder of CodeHS, the leading coding education platform for schools used by millions of students.

He is an expert in computer science education and education technology, and he has visited hundreds of schools all over the world. Prior to starting CodeHS, he taught computer science at Stanford.

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Most Recent Blog Posts

Arnav Sharma – 100 Finalists in the 2016-17 Paradigm Challenge

29 Jun 2017

Arnav Sharma my guest from episode 26 has a new project that he would like you to take a look at and support. He is one of 100 Finalists in the 2016-17 Paradigm Challenge If you are inspired and want to help please vote and encourage this remarkable young man to even more greatness. Full…

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Finland Education Success

19 Jun 2017

What is the secret to Finland’s successful education system?  

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What do the children think? – Get involved with season 3

23 May 2017

  You can be involved with season 3 by talking to the children in your class about the 10 questions listed below. If you teach children aged 5-13 anywhere in the world this is for you! Listen here to my pre-season 3 podcast episode, as I explain how to get involved and inspire your students.…

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