How far can students be left to organise their own learning, with teachers stepping back into the role of facilitators? All the way, asserts head Ian Cunningham
Alexandra Riley reports on some new research, highlighting five key ways for school leaders to make maths work for both children and teachers.
Through a new initiative in California, students can pursue their love of competitive gaming while developing career skills and fulfilling curriculum requirements. Professor Constance Steinkuehler explains this new form of connected learning.
Mathematics can be anxiety-producing for many children and adults. Why are so many students resistant to maths learning? Deborah Peart offers strategies for a student-centred approach that helps students take ownership of their learning.
Traditional approaches to science, technology, engineering and maths seem to be missing the crucial element of arts and imagination. Becky Sage shows how some new technology is bringing interdisciplinary and creative thinking to the science classroom.
As an antidote to an increasingly narrow curriculum, Park House School in Newbury adopted the Olympian values of the Get Set programme for its extra – curricular learning. It has transformed the outlook of the pupils towards those less fortunate than they are, explains Derek Peaple.
Michael Mann, from the innovation Foundation NESTA makes the case for collaborative problem solving.
One of the biggest hurdles to overcome in enquiry and project based learning within schools is convincing people of its merits in the first place. David Leat, Rachel Lofthouse and Ulrike Thomas provide some helpful guidance.