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01 November 2017 | Created by: Lucy JacksonCategory: Twig World News

Reach Out Reporter shortlisted for Bett Award 2018

Well, we have just received the email - Reach Out Reporter has been shortlisted as a finalist for a Bett Award 2018!
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21 September 2017 | Created by: Ishita MandrekarCategory: Education

What is Phenomena - based Learning?

Phenomena-based learning (PhenoBL) has been in the spotlight recently. First popularised due to Finland’s decision to revolutionise their curriculum in 2016, this buzzword is back on everyone’s lips again. This time, it’s in connection to the Next Generation Science Standards. ...
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15 September 2017 | Created by: Ishita MandrekarCategory: Education

Why should kids study dinosaurs?

The word paleontology might not always inspire a lot of general interest, and yet we’d be hard pressed to find a kid who doesn’t love dinosaurs. The giant reptiles that roamed the Earth millions of years ago continue to captivate ...
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07 September 2017 | Created by: Ishita MandrekarCategory: Education

What is SEL and why is it important?

Growing up in the 21st century is hard work.The advent of the digital age and popularity of social media coupled with globalisation and the current economic climate have brought their own share of issues that have a drastic effect on ...
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31 August 2017 | Created by: Ishita MandrekarCategory: Education

How can schools and governments improve teacher retention and recruitment?

Teachers have a far-reaching and lasting effect on their students. Good teachers can raise the quality of education, which directly translates improvement in PISA scores and assessment results.Teacher recruitment, however, is facing a huge setback at the moment. A 2016 ...
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25 August 2017 | Created by: Ishita MandrekarCategory: Education

Assessments: helpful or hindrance

Much debate has taken place about the genuine value of assessment, from primary assessments to international tests like PISA. So, is testing really helpful to students? Or does it get in the way of learning? We decided to investigate.
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08 August 2017 | Created by: Ishita MandrekarCategory: Education

Life of a teacher

A teacher can play many roles in their lifetime. That is why we’ve put together a list of 10 aspects of a teacher's life to acknowledge their important contributions to education.
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03 August 2017 | Created by: Ishita MandrekarCategory: Classroom

Teaching students with learning difficulties

Over the years, steady efforts have been made by countries around the world towards inclusion – allowing students with learning difficulties to learn in regular schools. Inclusion is extremely important, benefiting students developmentally as well as socially. There are, of ...
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28 July 2017 | Created by: Ishita MandrekarCategory: Education

Here comes the sun

Summer break often translates to a break from learning. Studies have already documented how the summer learning gap can have long term effects – in worst-case scenarios, it can even affect a student’s ability to graduate from school. Don’t worry ...
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20 July 2017 | Created by: Ishita MandrekarCategory: None

Five ways to keep kids learning during the holidays

How can we keep children learning through the holidays? Summer is all about fun, and a good way to incorporate learning into the holidays is through summertime activities and play. We’ve scoured far and wide to bring you five great ...
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