Wednesday 30 July 2014


Learning

A selection of articles from previous issues of Attain about learning.

The Evolution of Schools
The Evolution of Schools

The history of a school gives a fascinating insight into life at the time but the past must not hold us back, argues Maxine Shaw, Head of Hazelwood.  For pupils to succeed, schools must evolve.

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Green Little Fingers
Green Little Fingers

Lasagneigh. Best eaten on the hoof. It's bound to stirrup emotions. We've all heard the jokes about the horsemeat scandal, including the one about the puns being 'offal' but as Hannah Webster explains, learning where food comes from is hugely important.

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Maths for Parents
Maths for Parents

Many parents have an irrational fear of maths! Andrew Tennant, Mathematics Subject Leader for IAPS, decided to invite parents to attend one of his lessons to see how their children are taught.

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Wind Beneath Their Wings
Wind Beneath Their Wings

The role of teachers is changing, argues David Goulbourn, Headmaster of Fulneck Junior School. They need to be 'inspirational facilitators' who encourage our children to aim to be the best.

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140 Characters or fewer...?
140 Characters or fewer...?

Twitter is ubiquitous but its role in education remains divisive.  Neil Jones, Headmaster of St. Joseph's In The Park School, looks at the purpose of tweets and why parents should get involved.

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