September in International Teacher Magazine

This month ITM examines the issue of cultural identity in schools, featuring articles by Uma Shankar Singh, who looks at the key role of the library, and Carolyn Savage who makes a strong case for promoting learning in a child’s mother tongue language.
In other stories, David Gregory takes us caving in Oz, Prue Walsh shows how to make the most of tiny play spaces and John Ryan examines the flip side of music.
Starting School!

Starting School!

Jan Homden has 10 things to think about to prepare children for their first day at school.

Digital danger

Digital danger

Can the digital revolution pose a threat to a school's cultural diversity, asks Uma Shankar Singh?

Mother tongue learning

Mother tongue learning

Carolyn Savage thinks regular use of a mother tongue language has huge benefits for learning.

Small playgrounds

Small playgrounds

Prue Walsh explains how to make the absolute best of the space you have for effective play.

Analytical thinking

Analytical thinking

Resources for teaching analytical thinking and writing in Years 12 & 13, with CPD update for October 2017.

Flip the music!

Flip the music!

John Ryan wants to personalise learning by using music as a flipped resource.

Breaking free

Breaking free

Teacher Adam Black describes how a unique therapy changed his life and cured his stutter.

On the dark side

On the dark side

David Gregory finds out more about learning in the dark when he takes students caving.

Wise words

Wise words

'Our words have a profound effect upon a child's attitude' says Leah Davies. 'Use them wisely'.

House, truck, jungle

House, truck, jungle

Kate Shepherd reviews three stunning art picture books from Pakistan and India.

Bears in the Early Years

Bears in the Early Years

Early Years Resources from Jan Homden. Fun packed ideas and activities to dip into!

Image of learning

Image of learning

Tucky Fussell believes images can have a real impact on learning across the curriculum.

Our featured image is from Pixabay – the high quality free image website

 

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