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Learning: Surface Vs Deep

There is much debate about the value of deep learning over surface learning. Deep learning is all about making connections, transferring learning to different contexts and creating new things. Surface learning is all about collecting knowledge and information. But...

Quality Colour Mixing

Although we want to encourage our children to enjoy painting, have you ever been bamboozled by the number of names for yellow, blue and green etc? I know I have. And then there's the matter of which particular types of the primary colours mix well to create other...

Unintended impact

Many of the adults that have read "Ruby, Alfie and the Mother's Day Card", including some teachers, have shared with me, how the storyline resonated with them. As youngsters, they had experienced instances where choice was lacking and creativity or individuality were...