For many young people, Christmas is a special time celebrated with friends and family. But for some it can be a lonely day - filled with abuse and neglect like any other.

Traditionally, studying has involved pens, paper and a workbook crammed with revision notes and, to an extent, it still does. This can often be dull, unengaging and ineffective, and as a result, often more procrastination, than studying, occurs. This is the opinion of many emerging edtech leaders, and thus they are targeting the hard-to-reach “digital natives” by using their own language. The face of education is changing – are you, as an educator, ready to adapt to the 21st century studying?

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2016-09-08T01:00:00

 

If you’ve never experienced one of our Unbeatable Energy workshops before, you might never have considered the many ways that African Drumming and Dance can benefit children’s health, well-being and ability to succeed.

Here are four reasons why an Unbeatable Energy workshop can help create a success in your classroom:

1. African Drumming and Dance brings cultural topics to life! 

2. African Drumming and Dance boosts children’s confidence!

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2016-08-04T01:00:00

 

Bang the drum 2016 is a new project that will unite drummers of all ages and abilities across the UK and the globe, who will be joined together via a live stream, to support the street children's right!

Bringing together drummers of all ages and abilities from across the globe, the event on 3rd October 2016 will include the world record attempt for the World's largest Drumming Lesson. Bang the Drum 2016 will be steamed live on YouTube from the Copper Box Arena in London's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park where 2,000 London school children will play drums together.

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2016-06-05T01:00:00

 

Great music education is a partnership between classroom teachers, specialist teachers, professional performers and a host of other organisations, including those from the arts, charity and voluntary sectors. (National Plan for Music Education)

Professional actress Millie Binks is returning to her former school, St Mary’s, Colchester, to inspire young pupils to enjoy acting.

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The new comedy science animation show—It’s Not Rocket Science—is a 10-episode series that has been developed using solutions and tools from leading creative software developer The Foundry.

Created by retired Canadian astronaut and commander of the International Space Station Chris Hadfield, together with his son Evan, the series seeks to address current issues and misunderstood science topics, from vaccinations to climate change. An animated Commander Hadfield and his space pug Albert will use humorous narrative and anecdotes to educate viewers of all ages.

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