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1 Easy Way To Boost Student Engagement

If you or your school are working to boost student engagement, here’s one easy tip you can use immediately. It won’t cost you money or much time. Plus, it will limit the number of times you need to repeat yourself throughout any learning session. MAKE YOUR DIRECTIONS VISIBLE Here’s how it works: 1.  Preparation During your [...]

By | August 1st, 2017|Unleash Learning|0 Comments

Free Event: How To Boost Student Engagement

If you’re a principal working to ensure consistent & effective teaching in all classrooms, I want to let you know about the The Grattan Institute report on student engagement.  The report found that: In Australia, many students are consistently [passively] disengaged in class As many as 40% are unproductive in a given year. I believe the report [...]

By | June 4th, 2017|Unleash Learning|0 Comments

Great Advice For New Teachers

This month I want to dedicate this post to new teachers. *If you’re not a new teacher…please keep reading.  There’s something for you too.   There’s a lot of startling statistics about how many new teachers leave the profession or about the kinds of obstacles they face. Working with new teachers for over a decade, I know [...]

By | February 27th, 2017|Unleash Learning|8 Comments

My #1 Teaching Tip

There's one tip I've been giving to people for over two decades. People who use it tell me it saves them energy and helps ensure learning is unleashed for everyone they work with. That tip is simply:  Lose Your Voice Because if you lose your voice, you’ll naturally use successful strategies to ensure everyone is lifting the weights (writing, speaking, explaining, [...]

By | January 30th, 2017|Unleash Learning|0 Comments

Always Write First

If you and your team are working to support consistent and effective teaching throughout your organisation, here’s a successful strategy you can all use at the start of your learning sessions. Always Write First. When you always write first you're giving everyone: an opportunity to lift the weights time to think   an opportunity to activate [...]

By | July 14th, 2016|Unleash Learning|0 Comments

How To Create A Positive Classroom

One of the best pieces of feedback I received was a note from a person I never met. The person had used my classroom for a weekend event and when finished left a note that simply read:  I feel inspired by being in your classroom. Not only was I moved by the note but I was [...]

By | June 24th, 2016|Unleash Learning|2 Comments

3 Tips To End Death By PowerPoint

I believe that using PowerPoint can help you change the world. When you and your team use PowerPoint well not only will you be even more confident in the work you do, but you’ll also be helping to ignite, inspire and unleash learning for everyone you work with.  The best part is, when learning is [...]

By | June 1st, 2016|Unleash Learning|0 Comments

The Secret To Effective and Consistent Teaching

If you and your team are working to create consistent and effective teaching I’m guessing that you want the changes to last for a very long time.  Often meaningful change that doesn’t last can be demoralising, expensive and frustrating for everyone involved. Yet, there’s a secret to consistent and effective teaching that you can use today. It [...]

By | April 5th, 2016|Unleash Learning|0 Comments

Short on Time? Here’s A Way to Confidently Unleash Learning

Do you ever find yourself too short on time to adequately prepare for your learning sessions you run? I know how you feel! Throughout my teaching career, Sundays were often a day of anxiety. That's the day I would prepare for my week of teaching. For the classes I ran, I knew the content we'd be [...]

By | February 8th, 2016|Unleash Learning|0 Comments

What A Dragon Taught Me About Learning

Have you ever struggled to unleash learning for the people you work with?  If so, I'm going to suggest you find a symbol or theme to help you. For many years I had been working to find ways to "teach" my students how to navigate the challenges they faced.  I lectured on it.  I brought in [...]

By | June 29th, 2015|Unleash Learning|0 Comments