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 …

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 …

Tagi The Tiger Helps Tackle Inactivity and Obesity

Who is Tagi? Where Does he Come From? We were really pleased to welcome ‘Tagi’ to Team Tagtiv8 earlier this term. Tagi was introduced to us by the very wonderful Simon ‘Buzz’ Burman from Night Zookeeper. When we introduced Tagi to others, a few commented that he slightly resembled Tony the Tiger – THE grrrrrreat iconic ambassador for Kellogg’s Frosties. …

Inactivity – You Don’t Have to Measure It, Just Look…

Early Memories This comment about inactivity comes from a friend of ours – a nurse in the NHS. She was referring to inactivity as well as obesity. It made us think about the noticeable changes over time. When we first started teaching, we were young, naive and optimistic, not forgetting enthusiastic. We ran after school clubs because we believed it …