Tes issue 21 June 2019

Tes - 21 June 2019

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Behaviour: Does soft work?
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Do ‘soft’ approaches to primary behaviour management work?

With an increasing trend towards zero tolerance in schools, Zofia Niemtus looks at an alternative approach to behaviour management that places positivity at its core, and asks: does it work?

Creating creativity
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How can we teach creativity?

In this age of automation, we’re told that creativity is the single most important skill we can pass on to our students. However, arguments about whether – and how – we can teach children to be more...

How story books can boost maths
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How picture books help maths teaching

Picture books are rarely used to teach maths beyond the early years – but here schools are missing a trick, argues Natthapoj Vincent Trakulphadetkrai. Maths-based stories help pupils to apply...

Reading: Is the popular habit actually bad?
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Why reading along can cause cognitive overload

English teacher Adam Riches had always assumed that reading along while someone reads a text aloud would benefit learning, but research into cognitive load and working memory suggests otherwise

Behaviour: Does soft work?
Audiobook

Audio Article

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Do ‘soft’ approaches to primary behaviour management work?

With an increasing trend towards zero tolerance in schools, Zofia Niemtus looks at an alternative approach to behaviour management that places positivity at its core, and asks: does it work?

Creating creativity
Audiobook

Audio Article

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How can we teach creativity?

In this age of automation, we’re told that creativity is the single most important skill we can pass on to our students. However, arguments about whether – and how – we can teach children to be more...

How story books can boost maths
Audiobook

Audio Article

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How picture books help maths teaching

Picture books are rarely used to teach maths beyond the early years – but here schools are missing a trick, argues Natthapoj Vincent Trakulphadetkrai. Maths-based stories help pupils to apply...

Reading: Is the popular habit actually bad?
Audiobook

Audio Article

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Why reading along can cause cognitive overload

English teacher Adam Riches had always assumed that reading along while someone reads a text aloud would benefit learning, but research into cognitive load and working memory suggests otherwise