This month:
It’s vacation time for northern hemisphere schools: time to travel, read, chill and reflect.
Andy Homden

 

Philosophically disposed

Philosophically disposed

A new study sponsored by the Nuffield Foundation suggests Philosophy for Children can lead to non-cognitive benefits.

The Silk Roads

The Silk Roads

Peter Frankopan's "New History of the World" is a must-read for a 21st Century understanding of global affairs.

Conceptually influential

Conceptually influential

Reforms in Finland show the growing influence of concept-based learning, says Isabel du Toit

STEM eye-openers

STEM eye-openers

A group of educators in Australia collaborate to open student eyes to their future with STEM. Maree Timms reports.

Children and TV

Children and TV

Leah Davies advises us to help parents take control of screen time, and shows practical ways forward.

You take control!

You take control!

Giving students the opportunity to think for themselves and take control can reap rewards as David Gregory explains.

Sustainable education

Sustainable education

Kim Laizer saw a real need for a support project in Tanzania but had to learn a great deal first!

Journeys to inspire

Journeys to inspire

Kate Shepherd reviews two books for younger teenagers in which remarkable journeys are undertaken by the central character.

Cycling Circus!

Cycling Circus!

Having had to drop out of an ambitious cycle marathon, Charlie Ford now plans to run away with the Cycling Circus!

What elephant?

What elephant?

Should students learn more about the conceptual thinking behind modern technology? Sally Phillips thinks so.

Early Years safari

Early Years safari

Music, role play and language! New resources to download exploring the natural history and culture of the African savanna.

Playful learning

Playful learning

Don W. Brown wants to put an element of play back into classroom learning. Here he reflects on nine considerations for doing so successfully.

Thanks to Pixabay, the free image resource website for this month’s feature image of Oulu lighthouse in Finland!

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