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Articles for October, 2011

The Scholarship of Teaching

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

On World Teachers Day (Friday 28 October), Ms Samantha Bolton looks at the changing culture of education, and summarises recent key research that has enabled both teachers and students to engage more effectively in the classroom.

Expanding Horizons: Becoming a “Road” Scholar

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

Dr Sally Stephens describes one of the many activities in the School which gets students involved in the important business of learning – outside the classroom.

Achieving Artistry – what it takes

Thursday, October 13th, 2011

After his recent trip to the Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic in Chicago, Mr

Curating creativity to curating content – are we being sculpted?

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

… Exploring the characteristics and applications of creativity has attracted researchers and business worldwide. The focus on creativity as a path to improvement and its perceived role in superior problem solving, thinking and entrepreneurial success has become an industry in itself. Unfortunately, governments and bureaucracies (including education) see creativity primarily as a process, a tool for a solution, rather than something far more essential, elusive and enmeshed with sophisticated interpersonal communication and enhanced understanding of our world.

To become fine sportswomen

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

Photographs from the launch of To become fine sportwomen.

Telling tales

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

Pam Hardgrave (nee Hopgood )(1946)

Weaving tales of intrigue is now second nature to author Pam Hardgrave (1946). Here she shares a short story To Hell n’ Back from a novel she is currently working on. Based on her experiences as a rookie dairy farmer and Holstein breeder which covers the
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Building a boat of art

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

Living in New York City, working in new and devised theatre, directing and travelling the world—successful actress and director Melissa Chambers reveals how living the dream takes determination, belief, sacrifice and a whole lot of hard work.

Gorillas in my soul

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

Annette Henderson (nee Leadbeater – Form IVB 1961)

Annette shares an inspirational tale of love, endurance and the spark that ignited her lifelong passion for the majestic great apes of Africa.

My dream was born in a primeval rainforest in Equatorial Africa. My husband Win and I had never planned to
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