James Nottingham
X-Honours Congrestival, Leeuwarden.

Thursday 7th June 2018  


If you would like to request a copy of James Nottingham's presentation please fill in the form and we will email you the slides.

In the meantime please find below links to the useful resources for today's conference.

1. Carol Dweck 

This is a series of interviews that James Nottingham made with Carol Dweck in 2010.  It covers Dweck’s research about praise, feedback, competition, high expectations and talents.

2. The Learning Challenge Animation

This short animation shows how the learning challenge (also referred to as The Learning Pit) can be used to challenge all students to make outstanding progress.

3. Philosophy for Children (P4C) with 3 year olds

This video shows James Nottingham working with a group of 3 year olds.  In it they are using P4C to inquire into the significance of names.

4. Philosophy for Children (P4C) with 10 year olds

This short film was recorded by Channel 4 in 1999.  It shows James Nottingham’s class of 9 and 10 year olds using P4C to develop critical, creative, caring and collaborative thinking.

5. Labels Limit Learning

This is James Nottingham’s TEDx presentation made in 2013 in Norrköping, Sweden.  It identifies the impact of labels - good and bad - on student expectations and how this affects learning.

6. James Nottingham talks about Challenge

This video shows James Nottingham giving suggestions to parents about how to best encourage their children to enjoy their challenges more.

7. Challenging Learning Facebook Page

Our company uses this page to share some of the best links to the work of Carol Dweck, John Hattie and James Nottingham.  It also gives ideas for improving feedback, challenge, growth mindset, P4C and teachers’ professional development.

8. @TheLearningPit on Twitter

For those people who prefer Twitter, this is where we and others share many pit images, ideas and successes.