Category Archives: Planning

Choosing a theme

Teachers often choose a theme for a half term and base as many lesson plans as possible round it. The idea is it’s more imaginative, more fun and gets children (and teachers) thinking across subjects and not keeping them in separate boxes. … Continue reading

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Teaching creatively or teaching for creativity?

Recently on a training course we were all asked to make a simple paper helicopter from a template. We all worked away at cutting out, heads down, concentrating. The finished things all did what they should and were fun…….well, for … Continue reading

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