Putting maths in context to create hooks for childrens’ learning Sounds like the holy grail, doesn’t it. But the downloadable Extraordinary Maths packages from As Creatives Connect can help you get there – by placing pupils in immersive, character-led worlds, where the maths has a purpose!
Over the last two years, we have worked with a number of universities on the National Collaborative Outreach Programme – delivering engaging and aspirational face-to-face workshops to students from Years 9, 10, 11 and 12 in a variety of settings and contexts. These are all still available in 2020–21, of course – but given the current … Read More
I’ve made many visits to Scotland over the last couple of years, taking as creatives’ learning programmes to primary and secondary schools in Clydebank, Cumbernauld, Dundee, Dunfermline, Glasgow (lots of trips to Glasgow!), Johnstone, Kilmarnock, Langholm, Paisley, Renfrew and Troon. As part of our ambition to promote creativity in education, we’ve developed the Five C’s. … Read More
When I worked, many years ago, in industrial chemistry, I and my colleagues knew (absolutely knew) that we’d made a difference to people’s lives – because the detergent bars we designed proved better than the competition. When I changed career and became an actor specialising in comedy, I could be certain that I’d impacted on … Read More