What Motivates Children To Read. Or Not?
Understanding what motivates children and adolescents to read , and how to encourage them to do more in school and at home, are perennial questions for educators and parents. Researcher Sarah MacGowan explains what she has found so far
How To Use Visual Tools For Thinking, Learning And Feeling
Visual tools can not only lead to students significantly improving content and conceptual learning but engender self-reflection and empathic understanding. In advance of his course for TeachingTimes, David Hyerle, provides an insight in the their power and promise
Project-Based Learning Is The Perfect Tool To Facilitate Student Voice
Students want to be heard, and when learning revolves around their own passions and choices, all things are possible. John McCarthy explains why project-based learning is the perfect tool to facilitate student voice while also retaining focus on necessary academic content. If you would like to join John's online webinar-course on PBL see below
Can The Collapse of Languages Learning in England Be Reversed By A New Government Strategy ?
The breath-taking decline in children learning modern foreign languages in England is costing the country billions of pounds in lost trade. Simon Sharron talks to Joe Fincham, Head of Modern Languages at Blatchington Mill School, to find out how the government plans to push the MFL boulder back up the hill.