MagPics – Stimulus Images

custom photo magnets

A recent development of our hexagonal MagNotes these photo magnets, called MagPics are designed as stimulus images to aid collaborative meetings and sessions by provoking ideas and discussions within the…

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Linking Thinking

Our education consultant Steve Padget has been busy working in schools with LogoVisual Thinking (LVT) as well as demonstrating the methodology at two recent conferences. In October, he attended the…

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How can we use LVT for Assessing Science?

Sara Cinamon, Primary Science Consultant for G&T, CEA@Islington shares her conclusions from looking at How LVT can be used effectively in teaching science in Islington Primary Schools. She provides ideas…

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Comparative Study part 1 – LVT

THE ECOLOGICAL PLACE OF LVT IN A NETWORK OF METHODS A comparative study by Anthony Blake, Director of Research, CMC Eight methods are compared with Logovisual Technology to elicit common…

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What does thinking look like?

What does thinking look like? Steve Padget looks at how logovisual thinking can stimulate lessons and increase understanding through high quality thinking and talking. “Just as you cannot be a…

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Report on Best Practice with LVT, 2 April 2008

Ten participants came from the worlds of Primary and Gifted and Talented education, public and private sectors organisations, independent consulting and philosophical enquiry. This brief report summarises proceedings and links…

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LVT at St. Andrew’s Islington

Anna Lee, Leading Teacher for G&T Education, describes how the use of LVT at St Andrews primary School in Islington has developed and captured the imagination of pupils and adults…

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Thinking Schools, Thinking Classrooms

John McKellar shares something of his experience, siting LVT as instrumental, in developing a thinking and learning culture in Primary Schools. Things change only slowly in education and some say…

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Have you caught the visual bug?

In his article for the TES (Times Education Suplement), Freelance journalist ROBERT BULLARD describes how LogoVisual Thinking brings creativity into learning in a Stoke school, using LVT for structured writing…

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Enquiry into Practice Case Study

Teacher, Jo Little from St Paulメs C of E Primary, Brentford, presents her action research on using LogoVisual Thinking across the curriculum: From the spoken to the written word. “It…

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LogoVisual Thinking -why is it successful?

Brin Best reviews how teachers have articulated the value of LogoVisual Thinking in their classrooms, links their enthusiasm to some major theories from the world of education psychology and considers…

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Developing Thinking Skills through Drama

Confronted with a range of thinking skills approaches and resources, John McKellar opted for a combination of drama and Logovisual Thinking. to great effect. “As teachers we appreciate the importance…

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LVT in PLTS with trainee teachers

The current Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills Framework is one of the building blocks of the Big Picture of the curriculum. It makes clear the necessity for teachers in all…

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Best Practice With LVT – December 2012

A small group of Practitioners convened at Logovisual offices in Skipton, Yorkshire for this Best Practice event which took the usual format, with a mix of hands-on and presentation contributions…

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Comparative Study part 4 – Cynefin

Cynefin is a Welsh word only roughly to be translated as place. It is used by David Snowden and associates to signify social complexity in general and contextual complexity in…

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Comparative Study part 6 – Constellations

The method of Constellations (cf. The Nowhere Foundation) derives from the work of Bert Hellinger on family systems. Constellations appears in our comparative grid as ムinnovation in natural systems, associated…

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Using LVT with teachers in training

Using LVT with teachers in training has proven very valuable. The need to nurture an understanding of the relationship between words, thoughts and learning is critical as they acquire the…

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LVT at Berkeley Primary School

Kindly submitted by Nadine Currey, Berkeley Primary School, Hounslow The children in year five at Berkeley have been using the LogoVisual Thinking Skills (LVT) in a variety of ways in…

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Comparative Study part 3 – Democs

The New Economics Foundation (NEF) has produced a game to instruct in and enhance democratic process. The game is a method of informed discussion. It uses prepared material put onto…

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Improving writing with LVT

Karen Lintin, Feltham Hill Junior School, Hounslow shares her action research project undertaken Easter term 2006. Children, particularly boys in my class were under-achieving in writing. They did not enjoy…

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Thinking Together

This paper has been written with the collaboration of the Centre for Management Creativity and its CEO John Varney, as a contribution to the development of LVT. I explore the…

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Rainbow Island: an enrichment collaboration

Dan Varney describes Rainbow Island, a geography simulation project in Hounslow that has evolved to stretch and challenge subject knowledge, thinking, learning and life skills. The focus is on extending…

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Thinking about the how?

Steve Padget explains why LogoVisual Thinking Kits offer a dynamic medium thought in English at Key Stage 3. ‘Theyメre very strong on the what, but not so clear on the…

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What is your ideal workplace?

In September 2012 Accredited LVT Practitioner Peter Cruikshanks ran a short session to demonstrate the use of the Logovisual methodᅠat Steelcase Solutions in Leeds.Participants explored the question “What is your…

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Strategic Vision LVT case study

This case study describes the process of using LVT method to build an aspirational vision of the future as the guiding imputus for pragmatic and focused business planning. The pragmatic…

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Website Design – The process toolbox

Simon Collison shares the third of several excerpts from his presentation at the @media web design conference.ᅠ In the context of an overall approach to web design he describes using…

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Creating a Purpose Statement

Here’s an outline of an excellent process for engaging a group of people in defining their common purpose. What it will ensure is that the group have been engaged in…

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Thinking about leadership with doctors

At the Best Practice with LVT event in December, LVT Practitioner Mike Cambray led a hands-on session to road test an exercise he intended to incorporate into a leadership programme…

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Qualities of Entrepreneurs

At the Best Practice with LVT event in December, Christine Bell shared the outputs of an informal meeting she had in a cafe with a couple of clients, exploring a…

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Using LVT to create a policy document

At the Best Practice with LVT event in December, Jonathan Williams shared the outputs from a session aimed at scoping a Project knowledge sharing policy document. Through the rigour in…

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Leading Minds

John Varney introduces LogoVisual Thinking (LVT), a creative methodology that develops the thinking skills of managers. “Managers strive to out-think their competitors, to innovate ahead of the field and to…

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