Andrew Chambers tackles young people’s binge drinking through a new resource. read more

We are constantly trying to drive up standards of teaching and learning with new approaches, preferably those with a strong evidence base. But is ‘What Works?’ the right question? Should we really be asking ‘How do good teachers get better?’ Elaine Hall reflects on the messages from a meta-analysis of teaching and learning interventions. read more

In a second extract from his book, psychologist Steve Killick describes two approaches to engaging young people in problem-solving conversations. read more

Secondary drama teacher Julie Leoni writes about how she teaches through the darkest days of winter read more

In an edited excerpt from his new book, clinical psychologist Steve Killick writes about the importance of listening to young people. read more

How can you handle children’s surprise at a new classmate’s disfigurement in a way that is positive for everybody? Jane Frances of Changing Faces offers some practical ideas. read more

In the first episode of her diary, drama teacher Julie Leoni writes about reconciling her emotional literacy programme with the school’s focus on targets and achievement. read more

Carole Farrar continues her series on communication with parents. read more

Patricia Lee explains how we can help children to acquire ‘pitch’. read more

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

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