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Issue 7.2

CTL 7.2 Cover

The cover of Creative Teaching and Learning 7.2!

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CTL 7.2 Editorial

Why is DT failing? In the Summer of 2016, the Joint Council of Qualifications (JCQ) revealed that there had been a 10% decrease in the number of students taking Design & Technology at GCSE level – one of its most significant drops to date.

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CTL 7.2 Contents

The contents of Creative Teaching and Learning 7.2!

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CTL 7.2 News

New levy pushes schools to breaking point

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CTL 7.2 Off Road but On Track

Howard Sharron explores this motor sports route to acquiring high level problem-solving skills.

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CTL 7.2 Can peer tutoring raise achievement in maths?

Results constantly pour in that show private tuition aids learning and improves a child’s ‘readiness’ for secondary school. To some degree tuition works, though it may often be inaccessible. Rosalyn Mark asks the question: what if we could get pupils to tutor one another?

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CTL 7.2 Games: No longer just child’s play?

Encouraging games creation can develop vital skills and propel careers development, says BAFTA.

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CTL 7.2 The year-long storytelling curriculum

Sue Lyle delves into an innovative teaching practice in which pupils develop their own creative story over the course of a school year. The year-long storytelling curriculum is easy to plan and can be taught in a way that meets learning objectives from the Early Years curriculum.

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CTL 7.2 Using visualisations to teach creative writing

The techniques of storyboarding a film (breaking down stories into shots, sequences and visualisations) is a great way to support children’s creative writing, Nick Handel demonstrates.

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CTL 7.2 Using class blogs to motivate reluctant writers

Could blogging be the answer to engaging even the most reluctant writers in your classroom? Myra Barr and Sarah Horrocks report on the surprising benefits of a more spontaneous, laid-back approach to writing.

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CTL 7.2 Snapchat, selfies, and teaching

Social media is in constant use by Generation Z. Rachel Jones explains how to make it work for you, mitigate the threats and build a safe space for it in the classroom.

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20/06/2017
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CTL 7.2 Routes for exploring Viking age Britain

The history of the Scandinavian raiders’ struggles with their land-locked English foes is a story we’re all familiar with, but a Museum in Schools programme helps young people get to grips with their history, sparking interest through practical learning.

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CTL 7.2 How to get students to work mathematically

The new secondary school curriculum demands that KS3 students be capable at “working mathematically”. But what does this entail? In this article, Barbara Miller breaks down the underlying concepts into helpful summaries.

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CTL 7.2 Making the case for Project Based Learning

One of the biggest hurdles to overcome in enquiry and project based learning within schools is convincing people of its merits in the first place. David Leat, Rachel Lofthouse and Ulrike Thomas provide some helpful guidance.

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