For students with severe mobility and physical limitations, active participation in music making can be completely out of reach. However, by harnessing the power of available technology and intelligently applying it to various musical principles, Carrie Lennard is opening a new space for students to express themselves through music.
Pupils often have a hard time uniting multiple sources in their research papers. Dr Andrew Shenton shares a model he uses for his sixth-formers to help them with this complex and abstract task of synthesising materials.
Strong critical thinking skills can strengthen social and cognitive development at all stages. Chloe Taylor shows how her classroom has implemented the Socratic method in the English classroom by teaching current affairs and getting students to read the news.
Finding opportunities for interactions within the classroom is crucial for empowering students to take ownership of their learning and gain deeper conceptual understanding. Continuing on from their previous article in CTL (Cultivating a Culture of Thinking), teachers Jeff Watson and Roger Winn continue to share how the ‘Cultures of Thinking’ model is changing their Maths and Science classrooms.