SHARING GOOD PRACTICE

Winning the competition for children’s attention

At the Global Education and Skills forum 2018, Simon Schama offered some poignant reminders on the endless chain of memories that we are all...

Why every teacher should have a Twitter account

Social media is arguably the most powerful communication tool today, because it engages people of all ages and backgrounds. The effective use of social media...

Using Technology to Enhance Engagement in Science Classes

Teaching science to students who are English Language learners can be very daunting as they are required to learn via a yet-un-mastered language. If...

Using technology to bring purpose & challenge to literacy lessons

As a primary educator and technology enthusiast, I have had countless conversations with colleagues around the world about using technology in literacy lessons. Common questions...

How to amplify that planned trip to the museum

When it comes to the value and impact of different learning environments, museums are regarded as superior interactive experiences that foster an excitement for the...

Drones: what do you know about them?

“We want to reach to people before they reach us. We want to save time, to shorten distances, to increase effectiveness and to make services...

Building A Positive School Culture

By: Chassie Selouane School Culture is defined broadly as perceptions, relationships, attitudes, in line with written and unwritten rules that shape how a school functions...

High leverage teaching practices for the UAE

High leverage practices are the building blocks of teaching. They are used constantly and are critical to helping students learn important content. These practices...

The power of reading fiction

Encouraging students to form a habit of reading fiction will not just improve scores and grades - it will reward them with an awareness of...

How happy is your school?

What can we do to make our schools happier places? is having a happy school really important? Much has been written recently about the overload...