Recent resources and activities:
Talking Learning and Teaching Podcast:
Here I discuss the key influences and drivers behind my playful learning approach, outlining the key benefits for staff and students, and providing practical hints, tips and advice on taking a more playful approach to learning and teaching.
Here I share my "long and winding road" to National Teaching Fellowship, discussing the insights gained on the way, some tips for would-be applicants and the importance of mentoring.
A Mindful LEGO® Meditation and Compassionate Play Reflective worksheet included in:
Part of a project exploring ways to embed mental wellbeing into the student experience. The Mindful LEGO® Meditation resource contains a downloadable worksheet plus an audio file while the Compassionate Play Reflective worksheet provides discussion prompts around the article Compassionate Play: why playful teaching is a prescription for good mental health (for you and your students). Both activities are suitable for both educators and learners.
Here I discuss the emergence of my playful learning philosophy. Specifically I discuss some of the key influences and drivers behind my approach, address the key benefits for staff and students, and provide some practical hints, tips and advice on taking a more playful approach to learning and teaching.
Arts lead for:
This interactive digital experience follows a Victorian lady's journey from De Montfort University's campus to the Leicester Museum and Art Gallery. Share in her discoveries, learn about our historical city through its landmarks and buildings whilst collecting evidence to complete an activity book and solve a crime. With something for all age groups, this magical journey will inform and inspire whilst inviting participants to follow this virtual route in person at a later date.