Pragmatics refers to the ability to communicate in social situations. These classroom activities will help all children to develop social communication skills. read more

These classroom activities can help develop grammar skills, particularly syntax and morphology read more

Is it possible to create a more ‘gender balanced’ learning environment? Natalie Griffiths explains how she investigated the effect of gender on learning in the D&T classroom and developed strategies to benefit pupils of both sexes read more

Ingrid Sutherland outlines controversial new guidance on the provision of sexual health services in schools read more

Katrina Foley describes how young children’s independence and self-management skills can be promoted in an environment which celebrates risk, challenge and empowerment read more

Pam Woolner looks at the variety of ways in which the widely-used term ‘learning environment’ is employed read more

Trevor Millum outlines a truly novel way to get pupils to enjoy manipulating and using words read more

Crispin Andrews looks at the increasing emphasis on topic-based learning and offers some ideas to teach science through the topic of birds read more

PE and Sport Today talks to primary link teacher Lorraine Livingstone who, despite the inadequacies of PE training for primary teachers, has become something of a specialist read more

Sara Wernham looks at the Renewed Primary Framework for Literacy and discovers how it will affect teachers read more