Liz Adamson

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Alan Peat presents... Enhancing the New Primary Curriculum using Technology

The course on Monday 22nd September at the Village hotel in Whiston near Liverpool. Over 92 teachers attended and the atmosphere was fantastic! The …

His Camera Takes Us To The World 'We Must Preserve'

<i>They're silvery and stunning — and their beauty bears a message.</i><p>"Genesis" <i>is a new exhibit of more than 200 black-and-white images from the noted Brazilian photographer</i> Sebastiao Salgado. <i>He wants to show us what the world and its peoples look like now, how climate change has already had an impact —</i> …

What are the best books on Greek myths for young children?

My nearly-four-year-old niece, Eris, is interested in the origin of her name and I would love to find a book with her name and story in it. Any other recommendations for a children's introduction to Greek gods and goddesses? Our little goddess of discord must be appeased!<p>Finding yourself in a book, …

What are the best first world war books for children?

Books about fighting in trenches, about home front, the war in Africa and the East, women, conscientious objectors and pacificism; there are so many incredible books out there to help us explore all aspects of the Great War. Here a selection of great children's authors, who have all written about …

The best picture books for children – reviews

From a silent plan to a disappearing moggie, from the inside story of architecture to the simple pleasure of kicking a football, we round up the best new picture books for children

What are your favourite children’s poems?

To mark National Poetry Day, share your nursery rhyme-free alternatives to the recent top 10 ranking of children’s poems<p>• The Owl and the Pussycat voted most popular childhood poem<p>Can it really be true? The nation – AKA 2,000 people polled for Waitrose – has put Twinkle Twinkle Little Star and …

iPhone photo GIF tutorial: How to animate Hipstamatic shots with Giffer

Doc Pop has a simple and beautiful tutorial on how to use the mobile apps Hipstamatic and Giffer to create cool animated GIFs. Can't wait to try!

Lesser-Known Fairy Tales Worth Reading

Disney has a reputation for borrowing age-old fables and coating them in a happy-go-lucky sheen. "Tangled," an adaptation (albeit a loose one) of The Brothers Grimm's "Rapunzel," conveniently excludes the scene in which the lovesick prince <i>literally jumps out of a castle window and blinds himself</i> …

Hauntingly Surreal Images Inspired by Fairy Tales

Moscow-based photographer Katerina Plotnikova creates a haunting atmosphere in nature that draws inspiration from fairy tales. Her portfolio of work features enchanting young women lifted by spirits, floating in skies, and entangled in the branches of trees.<p>Plotnikova's subjects appear as innocent …

iPads in Education: Why iPad?

There have been lots of interesting stories in the news recently about various iPad deployments in education, some good, some bad. Earlier this year our school made a carefully considered decision to deploy iPads to each student on a one to one basis and we are currently in the second phase of our …