What are the human costs of an ‘always connected’ lifestyle, especially for our children? A report by Laurel Felt and Michael Robb examines the latest scientific research about media use, highlighting its possible problematic impacts on youth’s well-being and development and offering suggestions for balanced and thoughtful engagement.
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.
The power of games to focus young minds is undeniable. What is less well established is the power of games to inspire learning across a range of subjects. But, with so many opportunities for young people to get involved in designing their own games, the time has never been better to start to integrate games into your teaching. Here, Tim Hunter, Director of Learning & New Talent at BAFTA, discusses game design.
The techniques of storyboarding a film (breaking down stories into shots, sequences and visualisations) is a great way to support children’s creative writing, Nick Handel demonstrates.