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- Thinking Dice Develops Educational Reasoning By Schoolchildren
One of the best educational teaching resources to hit the market in recent years – is also one of the simplest.
Developed by a teacher, Thinking Dice are a set of six coloured foam cubes where each face has asks a different question to develop a student’s and adult reasoning skills.
The question areas are
- Children See Bugs Close Up Through Biology Games
Now is the time to get school children involved in science education through some great practical biology games. Despite the inclement weather there is still the great opportunity to get students studying the natural world. Safely collect the bud unharmed in a Pooter bug hunter and see what it looks like at five times magnification [...]
- Tony Blair Missed The Point About School Leader Recruitment.
Tony Blair perhaps epitomises why careers in teaching fails. Around 50 per cent of new teachers leave the profession within five years. A staggering statistic that leaves schools struggling to recruit the long term leaders of tomorrow. A hidden downside is the number of poor teachers that abound possibly kept on in educational employment because [...]
- Handwriting Skills Becoming Obsolete With Today’s Children
Alone on the desert island and the sole survivor of an air crash. The only means of communication; a pen, a single sheet of paper and an empty bottle. Gone are phones, faxes, laptops, Facebook and twitter. All that remains to be used are your educational schooling in literacy and handwriting skills. You need to [...]
- Nubble Maths Game Upgraded to Include High Definition graphics.
Nubble Deluxe, the new high definition version of the popular maths games has just been launched. Everyone loves Nubble! – teachers, pupils and parents. It is the perfect way for pupils to sharpen their numeracy skills. The range is now joined by the a new high resolution version of Nubble! that includes a “Headstart” option [...]
- Penny Finally Drops Why Petrol Prices Are Up
By Alistair Owens www.keen2learn.co.uk
Educational maths games take on an added dimension. Crude oil is priced in US Dollars, and the UK pays for the oil in pounds sterling. Thus if crude goes up in cost; petrol, gasoline and diesel fuel will cost more at the pumps. Similarly, if Sterling falls in value against the Dollar, [...]
- MightyBook Schools Competition
Here’s a great chance to see your class or an individual students’ work turned into a MightyBook! Just get the children to write a story between 1000 to 2000 words either fiction or non-fiction, and on any subject matter. All submissions must be age-appropriate for children in age groups two to four, four to [...]
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