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Andy Groom and Jack Cooper discuss innovative teaching practices and how they are taking risks in the classroom to improve their teaching.

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Andy Groom and Jack Cooper discuss innovative teaching practices and how they are taking risks in the classroom to improve their teaching.

    Assessment of Project-Based Learning PART 2 (RB2.08)

    Assessment of Project-Based Learning PART 2 (RB2.08)

    Follow up to our episode on Project based learning - where we share some of the techniques we've used in the classroom. We also get some insight from our friend Tom Collins (BIS Chicago) on his preferred methods.

    Don't forget to get in touch via twitter @riskybusinessed or riskybusinesseducation@gmail.com

    • 32 min
    Assessment of Project-Based Learning - Part 1 (RB2.07)

    Assessment of Project-Based Learning - Part 1 (RB2.07)

    We love the idea of Project-Based Learning but how are we supposed to assess it! This week Andy and Jack try to get to the bottom of this topic with the help of special guest Luke Dyer (BIS-HCMC).

    • 30 min
    STEAM Education with Tom Collins (RB2.06)

    STEAM Education with Tom Collins (RB2.06)

    This week we sit down with Tom Collins, STEAM lead at British International School of Chicago (Lincoln Park) and Nord Anglia Education STEAM fellow. Tom shares his thoughts on what makes STEAM so important to students and invites Nord Anglia staff to join his online tutored course.

    • 31 min
    Back To School (RB2.05)

    Back To School (RB2.05)

    Welcome back to school! In this episode of Risky Business we set goals for the year and chat about how great our holidays were.

    We also sit down with Frances Morton and James Giallombardo for their perspective on innovation and risk-taking as they begin their journey at Northbridge.

    Find us on twitter @riskybusinessed or riskybusinesseducation@gmail.com 

    • 44 min
    RB04 - Reflections on this year

    RB04 - Reflections on this year

    For our final episode of the academic year, Andy and Jack reflect on innovative moments and the podcasting journey. We chat with Bissy Groom, PYP Co-ordinator and Deputy Head of Primary at Northbridge International School of Cambodia. And we share our holiday reading and listening  lists with a bunch of awesome books and podcasts we think you should check out!

    • 25 min
    RB03 - Maker Movement

    RB03 - Maker Movement

    Making! It's a natural human desire to build things with our hands and a great way to engage students. This week Andy and Jack chat about how we incorporate Making into our teaching, both through the use of the Makerspace and with maker-like projects in the classroom.
    Get involved on twitter @riskybusinessed or email riskybusinesseducation@gmail.com

    • 45 min

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