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Education On Fire
Mark Taylor rounds up this PE and Sport season 5. He reminds us of previous episodes that focused on dance from the ‘Music & the Arts’ season 4 which can support and enhance your PE provision and gives us an insight into what to expect in the coming weeks. Here are the links to each episode…Read More
Jim Harte is Physical Education Teacher at Cypress Woods Elementary School in Palm Harbor, FL. Jim has over 37 years coaching and teaching experience. His programs have been recognized for Creativity and Innovation in PE and Recess. Jim’s personal coaching and teaching philosophy is to develop the whole individual with a special emphasis on sound…Read More
Peter Cansell is my resident education expert. He has great experience of teaching PE in primary schools, as well as being responsible for how it was integrated into his school when he was a Headteacher. Peter has been in education professionally for 35 years, teaching in middle schools in Oxford, doing advisory work, teaching higher education…Read More
Learning On Fire
Vondale Singleton joins me on the Learning on Fire podcast and explores the most important learning and educational moments that shaped his life. Our guest – Vondale Singleton Vondale Eugene Singleton Sr. was born on the Southside of Chicago. After overcoming the death of his mother due to crack-cocaine, an incarcerated father throughout high-school, and…Read More
Jeanette Stein joins me on the Learning on Fire podcast and explores the most important learning and educational moments that shaped her life. Our guest – Jeanette Stein I love teaching and have been at it my whole life. I can remember being a young girl teaching the neighborhood kids, my stuffed animals, and even…Read More
Seth Perler joins me on the Learning on Fire podcast and explores the most important learning and educational moments that shaped his life. Our guest – Seth Perler Seth from sethperler.com is an executive function and 2e coach who helps make life easier for students who struggle with homework, motivation, organization, grades, focus, study skills,…Read More
National Association for Primary Education
Mark Taylor talks to founding NAPE member John Coe about his educational experiences, views and involvement with the National Association for Primary Education since 1980. John Coe began teaching in Essex. After primary headships, first of a small rural school and then of an urban school serving an underprivileged community; he joined the West Riding…Read More
A Report to the Junior School Sub Panel – Ministry of Education – 17th May 1946 The National Association for Primary Education present an annual lecture with a guest speaker who creates their talk inspired by the work of Christian Schiller. This episode is read by Peter Cansell from the book ‘Christian Schiller in his…Read More
Today on the NAPE podcast we get some background on Information Officer – Peter Cansell. Peter talks to Mark about his school experience, how he became a teacher and then a headteacher. His route was less than traditional and these experiences have shaped his desire to support children to follow their passion. Peter has been…Read More
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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…Read More
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.Read More
We need to hear the views of real educators, those of us who have a grounding in giving children a chance to learn.Read More
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I love this podcast- Mark does a brilliant job of gently challenging the education status quo, and in so doing he reveals some of the most innovative, creative and inspiring approaches to education."
Music has always been my passion. I am a professional musician and educator. Let me show you how to give the gift of music to the pupils of your school.
"I would teach children music, physics & philosophy; but most of importantly music, for the patterns in music & all the arts are the keys to learning"
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.