Active Learning: Yet More Evidence

Last October we introduced Tagi in the article, ‘Tagi Helps Tackle Obesity’. Since then we have discovered further research and evidence that backs up what we have held true for so long: “Children who are physically fit are better at absorbing and retaining new information.” It is never a surprise to us when we hear the comments of teachers co-delivering …

Spreading our Message to a Wider Audience

I didn’t get Tagtiv8 at first, but now I have seen it in action…NOW I GET IT! Bearing in mind the comment made by Alun Davies, Head Teacher at Queensway Primary School in Yeadon, West Yorkshire, we set about creating a video to help spread our message. What is Tagtiv8? from Tagtiv8 on Vimeo. Working closely with the wonderful and …

Creativity: Sharing (Y)our Games Worldwide

“Miss, they’re playing OUR game in London!” We always smile when we hear comments such as these…that moment when children recognise that the games they have devised – with rules, scoring systems and strategies – are being played by children in other schools around the UK. Following a Twitter conversation between Kimberley Sutton from AussieED, Buzz Burman from Night Zoopeeper and ourselves, it seems …

Into the Valleys: Rugby, Music and Well-Being

We were really pleased to be invited to the Rhondda Cynon Taf Head Teachers Conference in Cardiff earlier this month to present our ideas and games.   Our debut in the Valleys may have involved an 11 hour round trip, but it was still most worthwhile. The event was kicked off by Phil Steele, a true raconteur, who entertained the delegtes …