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Issue 7.1

CTL 7.1 Cover

The cover for CTL 7.1.

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CTL 7.1 Contents

What is in this issue?

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CTL 7.1 Teaching the research process

Many of the generic skills typically associated with “research” are integral to much of what we require of pupils in twenty-first century schools. They include problem solving, critical thinking, communication and time management. Yet, there is actually very little consensus in terms of how the word “research” is understood and even less in the way it is taught. Andrew Shenton suggests a strategy.

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CTL 7.1 Developing speaking and listening skills

In our regular series about teaching the New Curriculum Wendy Morton provides some strategies for teaching, speaking and literacy skills in Key Stage 3.

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CTL 7.1 Storytelling in the classroom

Stories are something we tend to tend associate with literacy lessons, however they can be used in a variety of different subjects in order to engage students – even helping them to grasp data handling! Author Alison Davies shares her views on this.

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CTL 7.1 Student voice

James Yarker reports on an arts enrichment project that gave students a voice about their city and allowed them to illustrate and map it’s diversity.

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CTL 7.1 Enter the LEGO figurines!

John Dabell has discovered a number of ways LEGO figurines can be used to not only engage his students, but also help them learn in a variety of subjects.

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CTL 7.1 What the new literacy landscape means for students and teachers

Literacy in the Information Age creates new challenges as it radically expands opportunities.

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CTL 7.1 Unleash your pupils’ entrepreneurialism for Comic Relief

Meaningful, exciting and a source of inspirational learning – fundraising activities are a fantastic vehicle for developing pupils’ creativity and critical thinking. With Red Nose Day coming up on 24th March, Anna Budzynska of Comic Relief highlights how to make the most of the possibilities.

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