Locally produced food is increasingly popular in schools and may become more important than going organic, writes Angela Youngman read more

Lev S. Vygotsky is the subject of Steve Mynard’s article on the psychology of child development. read more

Joanne Haine, foundation stage coordinator at Baring Primary School in London, describes how innovative use of ICT made assessment exciting for children and practitioners alike. read more

Steve Mynard opens a series of articles on educational thinkers who have influenced our approaches to early education. read more

Sally Eaton of the Manor Tree Group helps you to think about how you will prepare the ground when you need to make changes in your own setting. read more

Peter Wynne-Willson urges settings to bring live theatre to their children. read more

Geography can reward the inquisitiveness of young children, says Steve Mynard

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Extending vocabulary when talking or listening to children is a good way to develop their emotional language. Margaret Collins describes two ways of doing this. read more

Helen MR Hann looks at the help and support we can provide for those children about to move into Key Stage 1. read more

Nick Smurthwaite investigates current developments in radio for young children. read more