It’s cool TO be clever
Peter Leyland offers SOME insights INTO how gifted AND talented co–ordinators can really make a difference.
Great grammer for great writing!
Jenny Plastow explains why she believes teaching the conventions of grammar is crucial to encouraging creative writing in Key Stages 1 and 2, and offers some valuable tips and where to find good examples.
John Dabell shows how some of the Old Masters of the art world used their knowledge of maths to produce amazing shapes in their paintings – and guides you in emulating their work in the classroom.
Divide and Conquer
Peter Critchley offers some tips for demonstrating to your pupils the equivalence between fractions, decimals, percentages and division sums.
Insects: learning from their success
Insects form the most abundant animal group on earth and a study of them can support many key aspects of the curriculum, both in science and other subjects.
Where has all the water gone
There’s a new double act wowing children in Liverpool. However, Miss Milly and Dr Molly are not TV comedians but Advanced Skills Teachers presenting an amazing science roadshow, as Crispin Andrews discovers.
Creative Teaching Minibeasts
This issue’s creative teaching section is all about minibeasts. You will find the usual exhaustive array of background notes, mini project plans, photo pages and activity sheets – all designed to support the whole curriculum.
This issue’s Technology Tutorial focuses on activities about minibeasts for children at Key Stages 1 and 2 using an interactive whiteboard.
Jan Green presents a web discovery trail on the theme of minibeasts.