How Do You Maximise Learning?

By Colin RoseAdult learning, School learning

I spend a lot of time researching some of the most innovative teaching and learning ideas from around the world. This blog aims to showcase some of these ideas. How to maximise learning is a question that lies at the heart of every student’s individual success, school improvement and even national economic growth.  For a … Read More

Best practice examples of the Digital School

By Colin RoseSchool learning

The idea of 1:1 education is further developed in the USA, so I’ll take some examples from there. Pennsylvania’s 1-to-1 computing initiative Classrooms for the Future It has supported 12,000 teachers and 500,000 students statewide. The programme equips English, maths, science and social studies classrooms with internet-connected laptops and advanced learning resources. A key finding … Read More

Secrets of discipline for young children

By Colin RosePre-school learning

How is it that when you visit a pre-school nursery class there can be 10 -12 toddlers sitting quietly, raising their hands politely to talk and actually cooperating?? How do the nursery school teachers do it? Here are some of their secrets. Use language that assumes compliance Saying “If you stop painting, we can go … Read More