To reduce children’s sugar intake, Change4Life’s new campaign is encouraging parents to give no more than two packaged snacks per day. Here's how schools can get involved, with free resources and take-home packs now available.
As educators, are we inadvertently ensuring that the playing field is not yet level? Are we still unfairly “picking teams on the playground, whatever the game might be”? And what more can your school do to ensure sport is inclusive for all?
By re-focusing on the process students go through to get the correct answer, rather than the correct answer in isolation, I believe we can better support students in developing vital problem solving-skills.
It’s vital that we engage young learners with scientific ideas, but it can be challenging to balance this with other demands of the curriculum as well as financial pressure on resources. With that in mind, here are five quick and easy ways to start communicating science ideas in your primary school.
In a world defined by instant gratification, parents and teachers are rightly concerned about how much time children spend using their innate creativity. What can teachers do to ensure their pupils are getting enough time – both structured and unstructured – for creativity in school?