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The Greta Generation - how Swedish students start learning about the environment in pre-school 10, 202002

Greta Thunberg, a young teenager from Sweden, is now the widely-known face of the world-wide environmental movement, but in Sweden, young people have long been champions of the environment. Caring for the environ . . .

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Neglected children end up with 'smaller brains'

Based on research from King’s College London, an early life full of neglect, deprivation and adversity can lead to people growing up with smaller brains. The researchers at King's College London were follow . . .

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Playtime for school pupils is a fundamental human right, children's author says

Break times at school should not be reduced, because play is a fundamental human right, a children’s author and poet says.  Michael Rosen, a former Children’s Laureate and author of We’re G . . .

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Three things you need to know about STEM and education for 2020

Talia Milgrom-Elcott. a contributor to Forbes magazine, provides us with a glimpse of what to expect with STEM education for 2020. At ITS we are always working to provide the next level of education and are happy . . .

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Schools move class trips closer to home as eco-conscious pupils try to lower their carbon footprint, leading head teacher says

ChalkFace has been reporting on the recent movement, largely being driven by young people, on climate change activism.  Eco-conscious pupils are calling for trips to be held closer to school to red . . .

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Teenagers should be banned from using mobiles in school because their brains are not mature enough, leading headteacher says

ChalkFace has been reporting on the debate about the use of mobile devices schools.  A range of different views have been put forward over the last few months. This head teacher, Lisa Kerr of Gordon . . .

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Lancaster teacher up for Music Educator Grammy

On Friday afternoons in the heart of Buffalo’s immigrant community, at a time when most kids high-five and welcome the weekend, Lancaster Central High School teacher Lynne T. Ruda and a small band of her stu . . .

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New Zealand schools to teach students about climate crisis, activism and 'eco anxiety'

Climate change has been a big item in the news recently. The bush fires in Australia, unusual weather events elsewhere around the globe, and the youth movement led by Greta Thunberg was quite prominent in 201 . . .

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