Seeing Things Differently – A Journalist’s Viewpoint

It’s always great when people ask to come along and see what we do in schools. The request from renowned journalist, Merlin John to join us when we were next in London was an offer we could not refuse. Merlin champions the causes of many edtech start up companies and challenges mainstream thinking. He curates the awesome Agent4Change website. To …

Active Learning: Devised & Made in Yorkshire

Putting Yorkshire on the Map for Education, Physical Activity, Health & Employment We are pleased to announce an exciting new partnership which is supporting those with learning disabilities to secure employment and thousands of children to enjoy maths and a more active lifestyle.  E4 Printing, based in Bradford, Yorkshire and national charity Hft  have been awarded the contract by Tagtiv8 to produce our new …

Investment in the Future Now

True Innovation with Primary PE Sport Premium Funding Visiting schools to deliver active learning sessions across the country has to be one of the highlights for Tagtiv8. Working with staff and children reminds us about why we became involved in teaching in the first place. Last half term, we were invited by Richard Allman, Specialist Teacher of PE & Leader of …

Devising New Games – Developing Ideas with Children

Where do our Ideas Originate? Devising and Developing New Games Like us, many of you will have seen the ‘viral’ video clip of the children playing ‘Noughts and Crosses’ in a PE session with hoops and bibs. Since then, we have been inundated with people asking for Tagtiv8 to begin developing our own versions. So, as a result of Research …

Creativity and Play: It’s Not Just for Children

As you know, we really enjoy it when teachers and learners come up with their own games and ideas – with rules, scoring systems and strategies. These games are shared with the Tagtiv8 community around the world. To find out more about statements such as “Miss, they’re playing our game in Australia!” visit the blog post, http://tagtiv8.com/creativity-sharing-your-games-worldwide/ Last month we …

Further Evidence for Active Learning in Schools

Where’s The Evidence? Last October we introduced our character – 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 …