Creative writing is important educationally and emotionally. In this article Jennifer Plastow recalls some of her own experiences of teaching creative writing and offers some insights and ideas
Buyers Guide : Mathematics
Primary school teacher Tara Stewart looks at whats hot for mathematics
Tried and Tested
Continuing our Trie and Tested series we look at a new series of interactive readers from Longman
Pupils need to have experience of as many different materials as possible to make sense of their world. Of course the idea of studying different types of materials such as paper wood or metals might seem a little uninspiring.
John Dabell offers multicultural ideas to stimulate the key Stage 2 mathematics lesson
Access to high–quality books can help children develop a life long interest in reading and learning. Books should be seen as essential tools for life – offering support for the development of emotion creativity self–awareness and much much more.
Under the African Sun
Debs Hughes suggest some science activities themed on the plants and animals which grow and live in Africa whose climate is very different from that of the UK
Focus on the United States
Continuing our look at interactive technology solutions in education from around the world Stephen Jury focuses on the United States