This year, as my elective module, I have chosen to study Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) pedagogy. As I have already mentioned in a previous blog post, I am passionate about learning languages and therefore the push of MFL in Scottish Primary Education fills me with joy and excitement. But I know this is not the […] Continue reading →
November 5, 2015
by Rebecca Dickson Comments Off on The Meaning of Mathematics – Maths defined
Numbers, sums, equations, patterns, sequences, problem-solving, formulas, confusion… What comes into your head when you think about ‘maths’? Should we think more about ‘mathematical concepts’ and look deeper into what maths is all about, rather than accepting maths as being solely about numbers and work books? ‘Mathematics’ is defined as, “The abstract science of number, quantity, […] Continue reading →
October 15, 2015
by Hannah-Jayne Ward Comments Off on 1+ 2 = ?
Compulsory education in Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) has been high on my list of desired movements within Scottish Education for several years now. So it comes with no surprise that I was overwhelmed with joy when Scottish Government announced the upcoming 1+2 language policy in 2011. The 1+2 policy, proposed to come into place in […] Continue reading →