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The School of School

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  • Becoming an effective teacher takes years of experience. Lucky for you, our podcast hosts have seen enough ‘aha!’ moments throughout their education careers to know which ideas are useful (and which should be avoided). Join Andy, Robin and Adam as they unpack current pedagogical thinking, chat about their education obsessions and share invaluable teaching tips for the classroom and at home. From big questions like, where does the inspiration to learn come from? To smaller ones like, which writing tool is better: pencils or pens? Tune in to learn more than you needed to know about learning.
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  • Episode 132: Textbook sceptic? How and why textbooks elevate learning
    Sep 27 2023

    Colourful visuals, Tea-sipping teachers, and more. In this episode, Robin and Adam are joined by Sana Malik to discuss how textbooks bring maths learning to life and help all pupils. Do other countries use them? Why do people have a negative perception of them? Plus, Sana speaks on the textbooks characters growing throughout the book and assisting children on their maths journey through school.

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    19 mins
  • Episode 131: Tools and activities that can support maths learning
    Sep 20 2023

    Trapezoid gardens, Harvesting bark, and more. In this episode, Andy, Robin and Adam are joined by Darien Allan to chat about certain mathematical activities and topics that can help ignite young minds. How can we encourage kids to see the world mathematically? What topics have Darien’s school explored? Plus, does maths need a whole marketing overhaul and a big makeover?

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    21 mins
  • Episode 130: How important are Routines for children?
    Sep 13 2023

    Fridge fairies, Wrong-handed teeth-brushing, and more. In this episode, Andy, Robin and Adam discuss the importance of routines for children in school and out of school. Can bed making be an impactful start to a day? Should their free time be structured too? Plus, the crew highlight that school may well be the only place where some children actually experience structures and routines

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    16 mins

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