Mindfulness in Schools: Richard Burnett at TEDxWhitechapel

Translator: Tanya Cushman Reviewer: Peter van de Ven The Mindfulness in Schools Project was created when some teaching colleagues and I shared an ambition to bring together two things that were really close to our hearts. One was mindfulness practice, which we’d be doing for many years, and the other was the art of classroom…

The Caribbean Safe School Initiative

I was in the room watching TV on my phone and then the earthquake came I run underneath the dinner table and wait for the shaking to stop, and then I open the kitchen door and went outside The Caribbean Safe School Initiative (CSSI) launched in April 2017 is the framework to advance school safety…

Which Try Guy Knows Keith The Best?

– Welcome to Try Guys Game Time! It’s like a sleepover, except it’s during the day! And we’re not sleeping over. Because Ned won’t let us sleep at his house. Today, we’re finding out who’s actually my best friend. There’s going to be three rounds of questions. Each question round is worth different points. The…

Eugene Ranks Cheap American Beer

And now, time for my theme song. Click to subscribe. You know, I don’t like when people do that in a video. I don’t want you to tell me what to do while I’m watching a video. Like, I’m already watching, you don’t tell me to click somewhere else, Jesus Christ. I’m a really terrible…

Sleep Schedules vs. Staying Up Late – College Info Geek

Good morning, guys. Man, I feel like that guy from those YouTube commercials. “Look at my car. “What’s more important than my car is books.” Oh, there’s just a bike. So it’s four am, and I’m running on very little sleep because I am headed down to the airport to go to VidCon, which is…

Assisted Death & the Value of Life: Crash Course Philosophy #45

In November 2014, Britney Maynard, a 29 year old woman with terminal brain cancer, took her own life, surrounded by her loved ones, by swallowing a lethal dose of legally prescribed pills. In April 2003, after finding out that their fetus had severe spina bifida, and would be born paralyzed, severely brain damaged, and with…

National Curriculum: Tim Oates on assessment

I’m Tim Oates. I am Group Director of Assessment, Research and Development to Cambridge Assessment. I was also chair of the expert panel which informed the review of the national curriculum from 2010 to 2013. When we revised the national curriculum we drove many aspects of the review through the study of high-performing jurisdictions around…

The Power of Relationships in Schools

>>Teacher: You had so much to offer yesterday. You okay?>>Aiden: I’m tired.>>Teacher: So what’s going on?>>Dr Darling-Hammond: Strong relationships are central to the learning process.>>Dr Darling-Hammond: What the science of learning and development tells us is that we need to create learning environments, which allow for strong, long-term relationships for children to become attached to…