Crosswords or colouring?

In embracing an evidence-based educational model, schools in Wellington NZ are ditching traditional homework in favour of more real-world and fun activities like crosswords, boardgames and reading comics. The move away from ‘homework  for homework sake’ is aimed at nurturing children’s  interest in reading and other creative activities. The principal of Karori Normal School has … More Crosswords or colouring?

Kids online

Researchers from Griffith university have recently published some interesting conclusions about young people and internet usage. The authors have found …wait for it….kids are often logging onto the net to do research for school projects and homework before logging onto social networking sites.  (I am not sure we would have seen children in the 1970s … More Kids online