Students often ask why they have to come to school. In this article, we cover what each subject offers the real world. Continue reading What Life Skills Does Your Subject Really Teach?
Play is important. Sometimes we learn best when what we’re doing doesn’t actually feel like learning. The primary education sector is highly attuned to this; the secondary sector, rather less so. Even the under elevens are having their playtimes squeezed, … Continue reading Why Teachers Need ‘Play Time’ Too
Looking to increase your use of technology in the maths classroom. Why not check out our series of place value videos? Continue reading How to Increase Your Use of Technology in the Maths Classroom
Last year, we saw a massive public response to reduce the impact of plastic waste in our oceans, owing largely to the impact of Sir David Attenborough and his documentary Blue Planet II had on us. But let’s face it, plastic isn’t the only culprit to have a damaging impact on our environment. In our classroom we use huge amounts of paper and paper products; be it graph paper, lined paper, tracing paper, plain paper, printing, photocopying, exercise books, jotters, scrap paper, display backing paper… I’m certain this is not an exhaustive list. Perhaps it is the lesser of two evils? … Continue reading Is a Paperless Classroom Possible?