Exploring Personal Pedagogy – Greg Bottrill

In the sixth video in the series, Glenn (AKA The Male Practitioner) had the awesome opportunity to chat with author, trainer and consultant Greg Bottrill about his own journey into Early Years and what’s influenced his own Personal Pedagogy.

You can find out more about Greg and Adventure Island by visiting his website at www.canigandplaynow.com

He’s also on facebook, visit by clicking HERE

Don’t forget the other videos in the series:

Lyndsey Slessor – Nursery Manager

Alice Sharp – Experiential Play and Adventures with Alice

James Tunnell – Nursery Nook

Vanessa Dooley – Jigsaw EYC

Sally Wright – The Ark Groups

Greg’s original book “Can I go and Play now?” is available by clicking our affiliates link:

His latest book, “school and the magic of children” is available from our affiliate link:

Exploring Personal Pedagogy – Lyndsey Slessor

In the fifth video in the series Glenn (AKA The Male Practitioner) talks to experienced Nursery Manager Lyndsey Slessor about her career and what shapes her own Personal Pedagogy.

Next week on Exploring Personal Pedagogy will be Greg Bottrill.

Why not visit our previous interviews:

Alice Sharp – Experiential Play and Adventures with Alice

James Tunnell – Nursery Nook

Vanessa Dooley – Jigsaw EYC

Sally Wright – The Ark Groups

Exploring Personal Pedagogy – Sally Wright

In the first of this series of interviews Glenn discusses the journey into Early Years and the influences behind her practice with Sally Wright, author, trainer and founder of The ark Groups

You can visit Sally online at https://www.facebook.com/TheArkGroups/

If you would like a copy of her book “50 fantastic ideas for Tuff Trays” then click our affiliate link below:

The next interview in this series is Vanessa Dooley from Jigsaw Early Years Consultancy.

Open Ended Play with Nursery Nook

I totally meant to write about this last week but you know how life runs away with you?

Well last week we were delighted to welcome James Tunnell from Nursery Nook into our setting for a twilight session talking about loose parts and open ended play. James has an utter passion for this and it showed in his enthusiasm and eagerness to share his knowledge and experience with us, I sort of rate it a kid in a sweet shop type enthusiasm!

There was an opportunity to play with a huge variety of loose parts (James really needs a bigger car!) but, genuinely, I could have sat and listened to him all night long.

If you are in the wider Yorkshire area and would like to book him then visit his website:

www.nurserynook.co.uk