A guide: Scratch coding for kids

A guide: Scratch coding for kids

For schools worldwide, Scratch coding for kids has brought to life the art of writing instructions to tell computers what to do (coding). There are thousands of programming languages but this version is simplified for those just beginning their coding journey, it’s a...
Teaching problem solving skills in the classroom

Teaching problem solving skills in the classroom

Problem solving skills are multi-faceted – a multitude of cogs are required to get the entire working machine of problem solving going. With that in mind, how can educators cultivate an environment that improves problem solving skills in the classroom? In this...
A guide to independent learning in the classroom

A guide to independent learning in the classroom

Effective independent learning can be a powerful tool in the classrooms of primary or secondary schools. Not only does it enhance essential skills and the growth mindset of pupils, but it also gives you, the teacher, peace of mind that individuals in your class are...
Quiz: Which famous movie teacher are you?

Quiz: Which famous movie teacher are you?

The movies are full of interesting references and portrayals of the profession of teaching. From model teacher Miss Honey to the maverick methods of John Keating in Dead Poet’s Society, teaching has been portrayed in any number of ways by Hollywood. But which...