The gadget show project
Julie Meiner, Assistant Headteacher, explains how Kings Oak Learning Centre champions the importance of risk taking in developing the skills that children need.
The Secret Life of Images
Critical thinking through visual images in the inclusive classroom: A cross curriculum project. Tony Hurlin reveals all.
What is a thinking school?
Many attempts to introduce thinking skills into schools have faltered. Bob Burden gives clear advice on how intentions to introduce a cognitive curriculum do not have to remain simply wide-eyed aspirations.
Using dramatic enquiry to explore controversies in science
With the increasing prominence of ‘How Science Works’ in science courses in England, the need to engage young people in the controversies thrown up by the advance of science has never been greater. Neil Phillipson and Gordon Poad describe an exciting teaching strategy for doing just that.
Thinking with rich concepts
Clinton Golding explains how to get students thinking about thinking.
Cross curriculum project plan – Engaging hearts and minds
Head Teachers have voted to boycott the SATs – will teaching change as a result? What will happen to the Literacy Hour when teachers don’t feel the curriculum is restrained by the SATs? Ellen Lloyd has some answers.
Learning from school buildings
Pippa Smith explains how school buildings can provide a starting point for studying the past - and for a wealth of cross-curricular projects.
Explore to be creative
Daniel Raven-Ellison explains how we can capture the learning that takes place when students are travelling.
Establishing the creative curriculum
Headteacher Catrin Parry-Jones describes Surlingham School’s ongoing journey in being a ‘School of Creativity’.