Creative Teaching & Learning

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Issue 1.2

Climate change challenge

Simon Horleston recounts how pupils were enthused into taking responsibility for their world - and how significant learning progress took place as a result.

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14/06/2010
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Editorial - A Tale of Two Quangos

BECTA and Culture, Creativity and Education cannot be simply equated as high spending bureaucracies that have had little impact on schools.

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14/06/2010
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Integrating digital literacy in the classroom

Cassie Hague and Sarah Payton argue that technology should be much more than a mere ‘add-on’ to subject teaching - and show how technology was integrated into a geography project.

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14/06/2010
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Working in a classroom without walls

Jan Webb describes how the innovative use of technology has literally opened up the world to her pupils.

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14/06/2010
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E-learning reports - Technology and learning

We look at how mobile phones and social networking sites - often seen as threatening to teachers’ and students’ well-being - can be used beneficially in education.

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13/06/2010
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Establishing the creative curriculum

Headteacher Catrin Parry-Jones describes Surlingham School’s ongoing journey in being a ‘School of Creativity’.

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14/06/2010
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Explore to be creative

Daniel Raven-Ellison explains how we can capture the learning that takes place when students are travelling.

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14/06/2010
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Learning from school buildings

Pippa Smith explains how school buildings can provide a starting point for studying the past - and for a wealth of cross-curricular projects.

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14/06/2010
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Cross curriculum project plan - Engaging hearts and minds

Head Teachers have voted to boycott the SATs – will teaching change as a result? What will happen to the Literacy Hour when teachers don’t feel the curriculum is restrained by the SATs? Ellen Lloyd has some answers.

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13/06/2010
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The gadget show project

Julie Meiner, Assistant Headteacher, explains how Kings Oak Learning Centre champions the importance of risk taking in developing the skills that children need.

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13/06/2010
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Thinking with rich concepts

Clinton Golding explains how to get students thinking about thinking.

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13/06/2010
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Using dramatic enquiry to explore controversies in science

With the increasing prominence of ‘How Science Works’ in science courses in England, the need to engage young people in the controversies thrown up by the advance of science has never been greater. Neil Phillipson and Gordon Poad describe an exciting teaching strategy for doing just that.

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16/04/2010
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What is a thinking school?

Many attempts to introduce thinking skills into schools have faltered. Bob Burden gives clear advice on how intentions to introduce a cognitive curriculum do not have to remain simply wide-eyed aspirations.

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14/06/2010
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The Secret Life of Images

Critical thinking through visual images in the inclusive classroom: A cross curriculum project. Tony Hurlin reveals all.

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13/06/2010
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