As Spring gives way to summer in the North, the nights are drawing in down South. Whatever the season, time to catch up with the latest from ITM with reports and ideas from around the world.
Our featured image comes from Kim Laizer – and many will no doubt recognise the wonderful landscape of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area in Tanzania.
Sarah Waters examines a practice dating back to classical times, but still relevant today.
Great play needs great playground design - but where to start? Prue Walsh enlightens.
Helen Thew has a unique chance to visit Antarctica and learns the importance of the year in question.
Learning to play an instrument provides a life-long pleasure, but there are other benefits too, says Sally Phillips.
Jan Homden has been exploring the world of dinosaurs. Download your free PDF!
A Californian environmental educator, a Maasai warrior and an empowering project.
Three books about the experience of Chinese children finding themselves as well as the world.
Matias Hynynen looks back at Maarit Rossi's visit to Arusha in 2016: has it had an impact on teaching?
Richard Gaskell examines the growing pressure created by the demand for international education in China.
Abigail Bryant looks at how interactive technology can enhance the effectiveness of flipping the classroom.
3 articles from 2016
Technology in the classroom – as everywhere else – is just a part of everyday life. Apps are more powerful, flexible and easier to use. But there are so many, and recommendations are useful. Neil Jarrett is a teacher first, techie second: his ideas about tech in the classroom are worth listening to – he also keeps it simple. Blended and on-line learning is no longer a novelty, but some practice is more effective than others. If you are thinking about introducing on-line courses, learn from the experience of Rod Murphy at AIS Guangzhou, while Jackie Harden’s ideas about on-line safety are a great starting point.
Celebrate World Smile Day in your class, year group or school. Bring a smile to the faces of children, colleagues and parents. Jan Homden has put together lots of great ideas to make this a special day.
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“Improving this world, one smile at a time” – Smile Foundation