Creativity: Sharing (Y)our Games Worldwide

“Miss, they’re playing OUR game in London!” We always smile when we hear comments such as these…that moment when children recognise that the games they have devised – with rules, scoring systems and strategies – are being played by children in other schools around the UK. Following a Twitter conversation between Kimberley Sutton from AussieED, Buzz Burman from Night Zoopeeper and ourselves, it seems …

Inactivity: the Evidence Continues to Grow

When we first started teaching, we were young, naive and optimistic, not forgetting enthusiastic. We ran after school clubs because we believed it was our duty. We did so because we could see the benefits, both physical and social. Over the years though, we noticed and commented on the general decline in fitness levels. Children simply did not seem to …