Research shows that auditory processing connects strongly with children’s capacity for learning. Dr Anita Collins explains what exactly this means and how to adapt the sound environment in the classroom to support students’ development.
Platinum Film Buffs: Using film as a catalyst for creativity
Northern Ireland primary teacher Paul Scowcroft explains how he uses films in his classroom to encourage critical thinking skills and win awards.
Science specialist Mary Howell presents approaches to the KS3 biology curriculum.
Coding Real-World Metaphors: Creativity within the Computer Science curriculum
Schools are moving away from IT to computer science, which can be daunting for many teachers. Assistant Principal Daniel Sydes discusses the benefits of this move and how to handle its challenges.
Mastery Learning is Where it’s At
Confusion over what Mastery Learning is can has created conflicting ideas and approaches. Heather Clements explains what it is and uses models of memory to clarify how it can be a meaningful and successful way to achieve deep learning.
Revitalise your Shakespeare teaching with these websites and online resources that help bring the Bard to life for students and teachers alike.
Playing the Players: Student success through Shakespeare
Although Shakespeare’s language can be difficult, his insights and words still have importance and relevance to today’s students. Through participation in dramatic productions of the Bard, Joanne Skapinker shows how students develop confidence that allows them to succeed in all areas.
“We’re stuck!” Creating an interactive theatrical mathematical adventure
Putting students in the frame of mind to overcome the challenges that come with learning maths can go a long way in getting them to stick with it. Alexandra Fitzsimmons and Sarah Punshon explain their innovative approach to getting students primed for maths success.
The Joy of Not Knowing Even More
The Joy of Not Knowing (JONK) approach has been proven to develop a lifelong love of learning and intrinsic motivation in children. Now Marcelo Staricoff shows how it is enabling children to become leaders within a whole-school learning environment, which is allowing them to contribute in ways that were previously thought impossible.