The new sciences of brain and mind are revealing that everyone has the capacity to become a powerful, lifelong learner. We can all learn how to learn; it has little to do with conventional intelligence or educational success. Guy Claxton teaches us how to raise children who are curious and confident explorers, and how we ourselves can learn to pair problem-solving with creativity. Wise Up is essential and compelling reading for parents, educators and managers alike. Guy Claxton is Emeritus Professor of The Learning Sciences at the University of Winchester.
Wise Up: Learning to live the Learning Life
By Guy Claxton
From the author of the bestselling Building Learning Power comes a breakthrough book on the future of learning.
Network Educational Press Ltd. (2001)
16.2 x 2.5 x 23.5 cm
Building Learning Power
By Guy Claxton.
International research into how the mind works shows that we are all capable of becoming better learners. Building Learning Power applies this research directly to the work of teachers in classrooms, to provide a practical framework for fostering lifelong learning in all young people.
BLP Activity Bank Key Stage 2–3 (Transition)
Bank of around 300 e-learning resources to engage transition or KS3 students with their learning power. The resources build foundations for deep learning. Ideal for BLP, Growth Mindset, PSHE, and to aid induction into KS3.
Learning Power Heroes
By Raegan Delaney, Leanne Day and Maryl Chambers.
Full of engaging and fun ideas that fly off the page this is destined to become a favourite source of inspiration for all classroom teachers.
Book list for leaders
The essential BLP books that every school leader should read, one copy of each.
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