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A subject themed series podcast sharing creative and inspiring learning in our schools.

 

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I interview people living life on their terms. They share their wisdom and insights to help you discover your true voice.

 

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Education On Fire

079: Thank you & Happy Holidays

December 21, 2018

Thank you for a wonderful 2018 and I can’t wait to share more creative and inspiring learning with you in 2019.

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078: Season 5 Finale

November 26, 2018

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…

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077: Character building PE with Jim Harte

November 19, 2018

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…

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Learning On Fire

Dinner Table Math with Angela McIver. LF018

January 18, 2019

Angela McIver joins me on the Learning on Fire podcast and explores the most important learning and educational moments that shaped her life. Our guest – Angela McIver I am a Philadelphia resident and small business owner. In 2014, I opened Trapezium Math Club® – an after-school math program that serves students in grades k-5…

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How to live after the death of a parent with Jim Harte. LF017

January 11, 2019

Jim Harte joins me on the Learning on Fire podcast and explores the most important learning and educational moments that shaped his life. Our guest – Jim Harte Jim Harte is Physical Education Teacher at Cypress Woods Elementary School in Palm Harbor, FL. He is also the Academy Director and TOPS Soccer Director for West…

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Thank you and Happy Holidays. LF016

December 21, 2018

Thank you for a wonderful 2018 and I can’t wait to share more creative and inspiring learning with you in 2019.

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National Association for Primary Education

Learning at Historic Royal Palaces – NAPE 011

January 16, 2019

Lucie Parkes – Formal Learning Manager at Historic Royal Palaces.   Historic Royal Palaces is an independent charity that provides high quality cultural learning experiences for schools. At HRP our aim is to make the stories of our palaces relevant, accessible and enjoyable for all. We offer a programme of sessions across the key stages and…

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European project on developing independent learning – NAPE 010

January 9, 2019

Steve Davies is the executive Headteacher of the Sheerness West Federation of schools on the Isle of Sheppey, Kent. Steve has taken the lead in a new European project on developing independent learning – partnering with Dutch, Polish, Lithuanian and Portuguese schools. It is called “Freedom Without Chaos”   These pictures are from the 1st…

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Thank you and Happy Holidays – NAPE 009

December 21, 2018

Thank you for a wonderful 2018 and I can’t wait to share more creative and inspiring learning with you in 2019.

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

Nelson Mandela

Most Recent Blog Posts

A voice for education and society by Peter Cansell

16 Nov 2016

We need to hear the views of real educators, those of us who have a grounding in giving children a chance to learn.

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Do schools kill creativity? Sir Ken Robinson TED Talk

08 Nov 2016

This is a video of a TED talk given by Sir Ken Robinson.
These ideas and others explained in his books have really inspired me to make Education On Fire a reality.

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Hackschooling makes me happy. Logan LaPlante TED Talk

07 Nov 2016

Logan LaPlante’s TED talk as a thirteen year old explains what it is to be a hacker. Watch how he explains what education and learning is for him.

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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."

Lisa Avery

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.

 

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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.