Gary Skeeles

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Creating The 21st Century Brain For 21st Century Learning

<b>Creating The 21st Century Brain For 21st Century Learning</b><p>In the video below, Judy Willis explores how we might create a “21st century brain” by with …

The Basis Of Peace Is Bliss

Many people I meet seem to have the idea that meditation is about ‘stilling the mind’—removing all thoughts so that the mind can relax and achieve …


How to Focus a Wandering Mind

We’ve all been there. You’re slouched in a meeting or a classroom, supposedly paying attention, but your mind has long since wandered off, churning …

Improve Your Life: 7 Reasons & 5 Ways to Be Mindful

<b>“People usually consider walking on water or in thin air a miracle. But I think the real miracle is not to walk either on water or in thin air, but</b> …

Organize Your Mind, Organize Your Life

A wonderfully executed book which sets out with the lofty objective of organizing and taming our society’s fast-paced lifestyle, <i>Organize Your Mind,</i> …


How to teach ... mindfulness

All teachers want their students to be calm, focused, alert, aware and creative, which is essentially what mindfulness is all about, so it's no …

Information Sessions, Conferences and Events

MiSP has developed these <b>free</b> sessions to support anyone interested in finding out how to bring mindfulness to their school.<p>All welcome – pupils, …



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Seth Godin, "Art and Science and Making Things" at World Maker Faire 2012

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Primary school tests: Nick Clegg denies schools will be 'exam sausage factories'

Nick Clegg has denied that the government is seeking to turn schools into "exam sausage factories" after he announced plans to toughen tests for …



What are the barriers to creativity in education?


Do schools kill creativity? | Sir Ken Robinson


Creativity in Education

Learning gives creativity. Creativity le... - Abdul Kalam : Education Image

Learning gives creativity. Creativity leads to thinking. Thinking provides knowledge. Knowledge makes you great.

Creativity in Education

Creative early years education: a meeting of minds (and sectors)

Since Earlyarts last consulted our sector in 2010, much has changed socially, politically and economically. The time seemed ripe to reassess how we …

Creative education: is now the time for realism or optimism?

The ongoing tug of war between the Treasury and the ever vulnerable Department for Culture, Media and Sport is moving along familiar lines. Culture …

When to Think Inside the Box

Thinking outside the box sounds great, but a bad out-of-the-box idea can kill your company.<p>The capacity to create a business idea and get someone else to understand that idea is a fascinating human trait. Ideas can only come from humans. There is not an app for generating unique ideas.<p>I believe …

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Apps for Creativity in Primary Education

This blog is going to look at a selection of apps, which can be use creatively in primary schools. These apps can be used for any subject in the …

To encourage creativity, Mr Gove, you must first understand what it is

During a recent appearance on BBC's Question Time, Michael Gove, the secretary of state for education, extolled the importance of encouraging …

Let's be clear about science education and engagement

In last week's blog piece "The public don't want to be involved in science policy" Hannah Baker used the recent Wellcome Trust Monitor Survey to …