An open-ended research programme into genetics called Stan-X is encouraging school students to participate in real science in the UK and internationally. Gareth Lewis reports.
Keep students entertained and engaged with these websites and online resources that connect learning to popular culture. From memes to movies we’ve got you covered.
Student-led collaboration can bring out the individual gifts of students as they develop within a community. Julie Rains shows how group learning and reflection can make students feel successful as active participants in their own learning.
Challenging students to think deeply and make connections is not always easy, but can pay dividends in the long run. Julie McGrane and David Leat show how Thinking Skills can be employed in an innovative, cross-curriculum approach.
Students at Robert Woodard Academy are finding answers to the complexities of climate change through a new initiative by the Institute for Research in Schools. STEM leader Darren Harman reports.
The Joy of Not Knowing (JONK) approach has been proven to develop
a lifelong love of learning and intrinsic motivation in children. Now Marcelo Staricoff shows how it is enabling children to become leaders within a whole-school learning environment, which is allowing them to contribute in ways that were previously thought impossible.
Creating thoughtful, articulate and knowledgeable students is at the heart of a new initiative to balance out the more narrowly focused A Level curriculum. Head Teacher Roland Martin outlines his Free Minds programme.