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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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220: Time for Teachership with Lindsay Lyons

September 13, 2021

Lindsay Lyons is an educational justice coach who works with teachers and school leaders to inspire educational innovation for racial and gender justice, design curricula grounded in student voice, and build capacity for shared leadership. Lindsay taught in NYC public schools, holds a PhD in Leadership and Change, and is the founder of the educational blog and podcast, Time for Teachership.

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219: School education and you 21/22

September 6, 2021

As we start the 21/22 academic year Mark Taylor shares his plans on how Education on Fire aims to support you as a teacher. His new audio course ’10 Pieces of Advice You’d Like to Have as a Child’ is now available on Listenable.Find out about the new 4 point F.I.R.E guide designed to help…

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218: Be Kind programme with Wild at Heart Foundation

August 30, 2021

The Wild at Heart Foundation believe that every single dog – no matter where in the world it is born, no matter its size, breed, age or circumstance – deserves to live a healthy, happy life. They champion compassion and collaboration; they believe that there is power in kindness and community, and that by working…

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Most Recent Blog Posts

The Five Habits of Happiness – Start with Gratitude

15 Jan 2017

How Growing With Gratitude is supporting schools across the world nurture happy, successful and authentic children. 1. An Attitude of Gratitude Students are guided to regularly think about, discuss and record the things they are grateful for in their daily lives and environment. 2. Random Acts of Kindness Students are guided to plan for and regularly complete small acts…

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Top 5 Teaching Tips I’ve Learned from Season 1

13 Jan 2017

1. Be interested in your pupils and know their story. 2. It’s not just what you say but how you say it! 3. Be aware of what environment are you creating. 4. Build communities both within and outside of your school. 5. Look after yourself. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 1. Even in a large class a teacher can…

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This school concert has gone viral – Kaylee Rogers

28 Dec 2016

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.

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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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