Author Archives: aileenkelly

Farewell to 2016⤴

from @ Pedagoo.org

OK, so 2016 has thrown a few unwanted curveballs at the world but, in the cosy and kind world of pedagoo, 2016 has been rather lovely if I may say – here are my best bits: I became a pedagoo moderator, along with three other lovely ladies and started sharing the responsibility for moving this valuable movement […]

Get into the pit – it’s great!!⤴

from @ Pedagoo.org

I recently had the privilege of hearing James Nottingham from Challenge Learning speak about how to use the Learning Pit to develop resilience and a growth mindset in pupils. This was part of Midlothian Educational Psychologist’s drive to develop visible learning in Midlothian, which is having a tremendous impact in schools (many thanks to Sarah […]

A Play Odyssey⤴

from @ Pedagoo.org

This term I seem to have embarked on something of an odyssey through play. I keep having enjoyable and unexpected encounters with all things play-based, and it has got me questioning many things in my practice. It all began last year, when I led a collaborative enquiry into encouraging children to talk more – which […]

Pedagoo Primary⤴

from @ Pedagoo.org

There have been many Pedagoo events in Scotland. Each has been highly successful, and enjoyable. Both those presenting and those joining workshops left with heads full of new ideas, feeling inspired to make changes. In my opinion the reason these events work so well, is that all the presenters are fellow practitioners. Not only does […]