Making assessment work for you
Encouraging pupils to assess themselves through speaking and listening to each other is central to learning and with the Framework for Numeracy now putting speaking and listening skills firmly in the spotlight, John Dabell offers some insights and ideas.
Science in the home
Whether in arts, music or sports, many parents are keen to develop their child’s interests with after-school activities, but few consider encouraging an interest in science beyond the school gates. Helen Bond looks at how teachers and parents can enthuse children with the subject that has the greatest potential to awe and inspire.
John Taylor offers advice on how to identify and fix the ‘numerical’ glitches that can hold some of your pupils back.
Time for change – let’s get literate!
Jennifer Chew discusses the new Literacy framework from the Government.
The Shoeshuffles have arrived…
Too many pupils are still reaching secondary schooling without the desire (or ability) to read. Books are not only essential teaching tools, but can become life-long friends, offering far away worlds and fun characters. We have to get pupils learning (and wanting) to read from as early an age as possible – and with this in mind, a good series to look into is The Shoeshuffles.