Jonathan and Lucy are joined by Ross Garrod from @PracticePalMus as they talk about "The magic of music, and how it can transform your school."
Ross Garrod is a music teacher and determined to help budding musicians fall—and stay—in love with learning music. Ross teamed up with Cambridge-educated computer scientist James King, to see if they could apply technology to reduce access issues for music students in a convenient and user-friendly way. Practice Pal, transforms how schools, teachers, parents, and students move through music education together.
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“On teaching. the job seems to require the sort of skills one would need to pilot a bus full of live chickens backwards, with no brakes, down a rocky road through the Andes while simultaneously providing colourful & informative commentary on the scenery.” Franklin Habit
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May 22, 2023
Stepping up from a deputy to a headteacher role is a critical, albeit challenging, career transition for educators. On the surface, the responsibilities of a headteacher seem to parallel those of a deputy, but with an elevated degree of intensity and scope. However, once you're in the headteacher's shoes, you quickly come to appreciate the distinct nature and gravity of the position.
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Grounded in thorough research and drawing on over 30 years of industry knowledge and expertise, Sparkyard is a transformational tool for primary education, and will allow every teacher in your school to harness the power of singing and music. An online subscription-based platform, Sparkyard is jam-packed with resources, containing nearly 1,000 songs, a flexible music curriculum, values- and topic-based assembly plans, and an abundance of curriculum links, teaching tips and music activities, it’s sure to help you harness the power of singing to transform your school.
We provide school memberships and individual memberships to the the Literary Curriculum. This follows our 'Teach Through a Text' pedagogy which is designed to immerse children in a literary world, creating strong levels of engagement to provide meaningful and authentic contexts for learning. All curriculum objectives are covered and we also provide book-based resources for Reading and Spelling. We won the Teaching and Learning Award at BETT 2022 and the Best English Resource in the 2022 Teach Primary Award.
They are building the world’s most honourable and trusted development space for Heads and their teams. InvestED is an established service that equips and transforms headships and their teams within the Primary sector, building and expanding the ultimate educational experience for the staff, pupils and school community. The InvestED team are multidisciplinary experts in the fields of learning, behaviour and community building. Their mission is to craft a world where Educators are valued, equipped and energised for the greater good of the world's future generations.