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Videos for Change: Grit Day 1

What does it mean to have grit? Grit is a hot topic in the education world (and beyond). Listen to KidFit Academy founder share her views on what it means to have grit. 83 more words

Better not Bitter

I haven’t written in over a week and I feel exactly the same as when I don’t work out for a week: bloated and heavy and miserable. 878 more words

Everyday Glamour

Daniel Pink and the Truth About What Motivates Students

For those of you who haven’t read Daniel Pink’s Drive, it’s an eye-opener that debunks the belief that the best way to motivate ourselves is through external rewards like money (or straight As, in our case). 903 more words

Classroom Ideas

'Need for Speed'

Whilst walking casually through the town centre recently I suddenly look down to see this little lad travelling at speed on his tiny three wheeled scooter. 266 more words

The Streets

Media and Documentary Assessment 2

A Social Documentary.

The subject chosen for my social documentary is a local up and coming rock band called Smokin’ Mirrors. They are a bunch of young kids that have banded together from their love of old school rock and roll. 840 more words


Success: True, Grit

As a professor of Illustration, I have the great fortune of teaching some of the most promising artists in the world. Talents, skills and smarts are exhibited daily. 81 more words