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Issue TTC8.1

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The Rights And Wrongs Of Homework

Work at home causes tension. Whether parents bring work home, or their kids have to struggle through mountains of homework, the result is nearly always the same – resentment that home is no longer the place in which to relax and pursue one's own enthusiasms.

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01/01/1970
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The Ukulele Strategy

When primary teaching assistant Allison Burke offered to run a ukulele club in a Suffolk primary school, a quarter of all pupils wanted to join. How did she, and they, cope?

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01/01/1970
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A Model For Thinking

Oliver Caviglioli suggests a clear framework with which to make the teaching of thinking a more meaningful pursuit.

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01/01/1970
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The Creative Community Of Pistoia

Myra Barrs reports on creative approaches to pre-school education in the Italian city of Pistoia.

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01/01/1970
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Scientific Literacy Through Dialogue

Lisa Barratt gives advice about how teachers can develop scientific literacy at key stage 4.

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01/01/1970
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Thought Boards For 21st Century Science

Head of science Helen Zawadzki argues for the value of starting GCSE science topics with student’s questions and discussing them in ‘communities of enquiry’.

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Creative Investigations In Science

Rosemary Feasey asks what it means to be creative in primary science classes.

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01/01/1970
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Can children be creative in science?

Jane Johnston explores the creative possibilities in a cross-curricular approach to science with young children.

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01/03/2007
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Professional Risk Taking

Rosemary Feasey reports on what happened when a primary school in Durham designed its own curriculum.

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01/01/1970
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In Pursuit Of Meaning

Fiona Maine explores how children interpret meaning together through critical and creative thinking.

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01/01/1970
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Consequence Mapping

Oliver Caviglioli introduces a tool to structure thinking about consequences.

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01/01/1970
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Philosophy And The Emotions

Lizzy Lewis reports on her research into the effect of Philosophy for Children on children’s emotional and personal development.

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01/01/1970
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Creating A Thinking School

What is a thinking school? Nannette Paine gives a consultant's perspective on helping schools achieve recognition through a new ‘Thinking School’ award from Exeter University.

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01/01/1970
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Can Creativity Be Taught?

Meryn Lebor and Ian Ingram write a dialogue to explore their understanding of the concept of creativity.

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01/01/1970
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