Entries by Matt

Game-based learning: effective teaching driven by play

In this digital age, where parents frequently vent their frustration over the amount of time their children are spending on devices, the idea of game-based learning in school might seem rightly questionable. Games are all too often associated with leisure and play rather than academic drive and therefore a ‘gaming’ approach in school might well […]

Gooseberry Alert 18 – “Staying Healthy Online”

Gooseberry Student ‘Thoughts’ of the week Pictures often tell a story.  Look carefully at this picture. Think about and discuss the following questions. What do you think is going on in this picture? How are the toys feeling? Why might they feel like this? Describe in your own words what the artist might be trying […]

Gooseberry Alert 17 – Tips of the Week

Welcome to your weekly ‘Gooseberry Alert’.  Please feel free to share the ‘Gooseberry Planet Tips of the Week’.  Helping to keep you and your whole school community Safe Online. Gooseberry Student ‘Thoughts’ of the week Things that happen in the real world can be quickly shared online, both in the news and by people you […]