Taking the train and railways in East London as a starting point – Global Learning London with teachers and children in Poplar – created an innovative online resource based around a 150-year-old steam locomotive ‘Poplar’.
Unequal futures: an imbalance of opportunities but an insight into school library provision
Guest article from Alison Tarrant, Co-Chair, Great School Libraries campaign, highlighting some of the key takeaways from the new Great School Libraries research.
Creative Writing: How to Diffuse an Explosion in the Thesaurus Factory
How to effectively move from “WOW!” words to “in their own words”.
Is it a school library if there aren’t any books?￼
Do school libraries need physical books? This is a question that some schools are pondering, and something SLS has been discussing with our school librarians at our regular network meetings.
Big book lessons￼
Why big books? There is something amazing about big book versions of good children’s books. The large print and bright and colourful illustrations appeal are a sure hook into their content and draw readers into a story and are easy for a narrator to handle.
This post from Wanda Gajewski, Wandsworth SLS focuses on ways teachers can use objects for effective classroom teaching.
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