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Excellence Everywhere - the octopus in the multi-storey car park | John Connor

We have anew White Paper. It’s called “Excellence “Everywhere”. I would add a third E – for “Except”. There is so much to unpick that it’s difficult to know where to start. 69 more words

The Learning Pit | John Connor

Ever since James Nottingham introduced the idea in 1999, the concept of “The Learning Pit” has gained significant traction in schools. When coupled with other ideas such as John Hattie’s “Visible Learning”, Carol Dweck’s “Mindset” theory, Vygotsky’s “Zone of Proximal Development” and Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi’s (I wish I knew how to pronounce his name!) “Flow” theory, it gives teachers a powerful model for developing independence and resilience in children. 28 more words