Andrew Knighton

Andrew Knighton

About Andrew Knighton

I'm a writer and ex-teacher. You can find more of my writing on education at: I also have a blog on reading and writing:

Andrew Knighton

Latest Posts

The Case for Food in the Curriculum

Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body. - Marcus Tullius CiceroWhat we eat makes a huge difference to our lives. Whether it's concentration, energy levels or risk of heart disease, it shapes who we are. But what we eat, the way it's produced and the way we consume ...

HabitRPG: Making Learning a Game

None of us really wants to work. If it was just a choice between that and firing up the Playstation or opening up Farmville on my phone, nine times out of ten the game would win.The tenth time I'd go for a drink instead.But what if you could turn that preference for play to good use? What if th ...
Resolutions Stick

Making Academic and Professional Resolutions Stick

As the old year ends and a new one begins many of us are making resolutions for the year ahead. Whether it's doing more research for essays, staying on top of the marking, trying something new in the classroom, or even learning a new skill, this is a great time to set goals and motivate yourself ...