What Lies Beneath Ireland’s Striking Success In Reading Literacy?
Research recently published by the National Foundation for Educational Research suggests that good links with the community, a stable policy environment and greater autonomy for schools, contribute towards Republic of Ireland pupils achieving higher reading scores than their counterparts in the UK and other English speaking countries. Juliet Sizmur, provides further reflections on the study.
How To Promote Reflection By Older Students On Their Independent Learning
Asking students to reflect and review their work is often a thankless task. Young people might not have with the intellectual habits of mind or cognitive skills. Andrew K. Shenton says that models of reflection can provide them with some scaffolding.
In A World In Flux, Next Level Learning Is Critical. But What Is It, And Why Does It Matter So Much?
Most of us experienced an education designed for the 19th Century and it’s increasingly obvious it is no longer fit for purpose. In the first in a series of important articles, Tina Grotzer, Emily Gonzalez, and Tessa Forshaw of Harvard University explain the ideas and practice behind Next Level Learning
Weather And Climate: A Teachers’ Guide
As children become more aware of the issues that climate change is causing, it is vital that schools include it into their lessons. Rob Gamesby introduces the Royal Meteorological Society's guide for teachers.