Covid-19 posed challenges for school life and for school research. It made researchers rethink the purposes and methodologies of scientific projects (DeMatthews et al., 2020). This was also true...Continue reading blog post
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Research Intelligence issue 155: Practitioner research: Development, collaboration & dissemination
This award celebrates the publication of educational research and is awarded to a scholarly book on education deemed to be high quality, engaging and innovative.
In the last three decades, digital technologies have become an integral part of our lives, societies and education systems worldwide. The Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns since early...
Editorial: To read, or not to read? How diverse practices, perspectives and experiences shape our reading engagement
What children say about books: 'I can drain all my emotions out on the book, so if I’ve had a hard day, I can just read’ ‘It’s quite nice to sort of feel like you’re sort of letting go...Continue reading blog post
Picturebooks and children’s understanding of disability: Incorporating the perspectives of primary school teachers
When teaching literacy in primary schools, it is essential that the books purchased and used reflect the rich and diverse society we live in, which means ensuring sufficient representation. In...Continue reading blog post
Primary school curricula across the UK highlight the importance of reading for pleasure, for example: ‘The National Curriculum for England aims to ensure that all pupils: develop the habit of...Continue reading blog post
Technology to support reading engagement: Should schools include augmented reality (AR) books on their shelves?
Augmented reality (AR) books offer new opportunities for interaction and engagement, augmenting a traditional paper book with digital features such as animations, sounds and graphics to provide a...Continue reading blog post
How diverse practices, perspectives and experiences shape our reading engagement
Weaving a ‘green thread’ of climate change education: Primary and secondary school teachers’ current practice
In April 2022, the Department for Education (DfE) launched a sustainability and climate change strategy for the education and children’s services systems in England which includes a focus on the...Continue reading blog post
Multilingual skills are vital for effective communication and collaboration in today's interconnected world. For students to develop these skills, schools may need to focus on fostering a...Continue reading blog post