Creative Teaching & Learning

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Issue 1.4

Learners at the controls

In a new series for Creative Teaching and Learning, Chris Watkins looks at learner-driven learning and how it promotes success for children.

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Thinking in context

TASC (Thinking Actively in a Social Context) is a universal problem-solving process – a powerful tool to promote differentiated learning experiences. Belle Wallace, Director of TASC international, explains.

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15/12/2010
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The shocking strangeness of the surprisingly small

Jonathan Beesley reports on a learner-led project-on quantum physics.

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15/12/2010
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The critical step

James MacGregor introduces the application of ‘the critical step’ to the interpretation of Rilke’s poem ‘The Bullfight’. He also explains how the critical step can be applied not just to Literature, but across the curriculum.

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15/12/2010
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Follow the yellow brick road

Connecting on a human level must be at the heart of creative practice, argues Hywel Roberts.

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15/12/2010
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What Arts Award can do for you

Alice Young reflects on how the Arts Award qualification helps teachers to support creative learning.

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15/12/2010
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Maths Adventures

An alternative to computer-based mathematical games has caused children to ‘hug each other in excitement’. Alan Parr explains.

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15/12/2010
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Empowering young people to say no to smoking

National anti-smoking charity, The Deborah Hutton Campaign, has just launched Cut Films, an innovative competition which challenges young people to make a short creative flm about ‘why smoking isn’t cool’.

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15/12/2010
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Fish and ships

Applying science to real life situations has inspired a new generation of scientists. Susan Gebbels reports.

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15/12/2010
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Save the Dolphins!

How can children help to protect New Zealand’s threatened dolphins? Crispin Andrews offers an inspiring new WebQuest.

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15/12/2010
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The Spirit of Teaching Past - editorial

What employers want from education has been used by every educational conservative to re-enforce their view that a return to Victorian styles of teaching is of the utmost necessity.

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15/12/2010
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The excitement of science

Some 11,000 children have taken part in projects using everyday materials. Mark Patterson reports.

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15/12/2010
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