Sue Lyle introduces the Climate Change Curriculum! - A special edition of Creative Teaching and Learning that responds to the legitimate concerns of children that the next big crisis, larger and more destructive than Covid 19, is the destruction of our environment
Sue Lyle, a teacher trainer for over 20 years has struggled to understand racism and to give would-be teachers a small insight into what it feels to be child from a BAME community. Understanding white privilege and the power of fiction have helped, she says.
Count von Count, the friendly, maths-loving vampire on Sesame Street might be many children’s maths entry-point, but the character is rarely described as a substitute maths teacher. Video, whether online or on TV, is fundamentally a one-way medium. While there is certainly value in using TV programmes as an educational aid, they are no substitute for a teacher.
More than any other initiative Apps for Good has probably been responsible for getting girls to engage with technology.
Malcolm Groves and John West-Burnham, authors of ‘Flipping Schools,’ urge a radical re-think to school improvement, one that offers a culture of community and equality
When I started writing my new book ‘The Complete Learner’s Toolkit’ I had no idea the world would shift on its axis and there would be a paradigm shift in the way we see education.
Loic Menzies, Chief Executive, at The Centre for Education and Youth, suggests an idea for recovery of pupils who have fallen behind during the Lockdown.
Stephen Kilgour was Deputy Head at Cherry Garden School for seven years. Here he talks about Cherry Garden Branch Maps which lets children with severe and complex needs demonstrate progress regardless of ability level Tapestry helps staff in a nursery capture and record progress I was early years lead and Deputy Head at Cherry Garden […]
Don’t be over-ambitious, or over-stressy, about teaching children at home, advises edtech consultant Jodie Lopez.