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,
This collaborative project between DP Film and Literature students has wide potential.
A G4 interdisciplinary unit of inquiry becomes a coding adventure, resulting in a live performance.
Stephen Walshe thinks that philosophical discussion in the early years is a reasonable proposition.
What classroom issues are raised by the presidential Tweetment of climate change?
Head of Science Chris Baker reviews a classic natural history study "Cuckoo" by Prof. Nick Davies.
Leading British international schools and educators are recognized at a gala evening in London.
Michel Leroux looks at transformational travel (or "TT") and opens up a world of possibilities.
Kate Shepherd reviews three novels with stories that will engage and challenge a reader.
Inspire your children to be astronomers or astronauts – Jan Homden has ideas to fire the imagination.
David Gregory reassesses his limits in the mountains when facing a daunting ski-run.