Dr Tracy Packiam Alloway of the University of Durham has researched the difficulties faced by children who have a low working memory. read more

Jenni Whitehead looks at signs that show a young person may be at risk of abuse. read more

Sarah Treneer and Claire Kendall describe how they developed a technique for encouraging children to reflect on their own and others’ learning through the use of peer feedback. read more

Jane West looks at some misconceptions about giftedness and how to dispel them. read more

Any primary school teachers out there with workshop ideas? I’m organising a few Antarctica mornings for local primaries and I’m trying to work out what to do read more

Communication is by its very nature a two-way process. Children need to have these skills if they are to particpate in shared and meaningful communications. In this Inset package, based on the need for effective communication and engagement as described in the Common Core, Roger Hurn provides information and activities to help your staff think about ways of helping children to practise and develop their communication skills.

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Angela Youngman talked with Justine O’Driscoll of the Bedford Just Learning Nursery about making computers accessible for children in the early years. read more

Visual memory is the ability to recall information that has been presented visually. The activities listed here can help develop visual memory and can be incorporated into a lesson for the benefit of all pupils

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Attachment theory is explored here by Steve Mynard, who summarises some of the research and suggests ways that you could use this in your setting. read more

Pauline Cox explains what was involved in taking part in the Effective Early Learning (EEL) Project. read more

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