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Maddie Moate’s videos cultivate enthusiasm for science in young people. Credit: Image courtesy of YouTube In this series of articles, some of YouTube’s most popular science channels take a turn in the spotlight. Their creators employ a range of techniques and styles, weaving together graphics, footage, animation, sound design, and a […]

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Pressures on teaching time and resources often means the benefits of outdoor learning are overlooked, a report says Outdoor learning can have a positive impact on children’s development but it needs to be formally adopted, a report suggests. Childhoods were dramatically changing, with fewer opportunities to spend time outdoors, researchers […]

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It’s no longer acceptable to upload chapters from a textbook onto a website and call it a course. www.shutterstock.com Early attempts by universities to put their courses online haven’t been hugely successful so far in terms of generating strong grades and engagement. Both the government and universities are concerned about […]