Crossing the divide

How resistant are subject areas to interdisciplinary initiatives?  Cross-curricular projects require imagination and energy to organise effectively, especially in a secondary school. This month we feature two innovative interdisciplinary units of inquiry that offer models for others to use.

Also in this edition
Can Early Years children learn to converse philosophically? Stephen Walshe thinks so,
Interdisciplinary innovation

Interdisciplinary innovation

This collaborative project between DP Film and Literature students has wide potential.

Cirque des Robots

Cirque des Robots

A G4 interdisciplinary unit of inquiry becomes a coding adventure, resulting in a live performance.

Early philosophy?

Early philosophy?

Stephen Walshe thinks that  philosophical discussion in the early years is a reasonable proposition.

All important tweet

All important tweet

What classroom issues are raised by the presidential Tweetment of climate change?

Cheating by Nature

Cheating by Nature

Head of Science Chris Baker reviews a classic natural history study "Cuckoo" by Prof. Nick Davies.

Diverse values

Diverse values

Leah Davies explores how administrators and staff can help students value diversity.

Recognising excellence

Recognising excellence

Leading British international schools and educators are recognized at a gala evening in London.

Travel outside the box

Travel outside the box

Michel Leroux looks at transformational travel (or "TT") and opens up a world of possibilities.

Novels for young adults

Novels for young adults

Kate Shepherd reviews three novels with stories that will engage and challenge a reader.

Space in Early Years

Space in Early Years

Inspire your children to be astronomers or astronauts – Jan Homden has ideas to fire the imagination.

Knowing Your Limits

Knowing Your Limits

David Gregory reassesses his limits in the mountains when facing a daunting ski-run.

Too young to lead?

Too young to lead?

Neil Bunting asks “How old do you think leaders need to be?”

 

 

 

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