Category: Project-based learning

Ofsted and activities

In my last post I spoke about how a lot of classroom activities and projects don’t work because they distract pupils from the real content you are trying to teach them about. Most of the examples I spoke about in that post were American, drawn from an article from the American Educator archive and Dan… Read more »

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Activities, projects and the American Educator

One of the most wonderful educational resources I have found on the internet is the archive of the journal American Educator. This is the journal of the American Federation of Teachers, America’s second largest teaching union. Although the AFT is very similar to unions in England in its stance on employment rights, pension and pay,… Read more »

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