Elizabeth Henning

Children will learn under lockdown

Just what they’ll learn or be taught will be outside the curriculum, which may have to happen later

Three Rs plus playful classes builds creativity, critical thinking

How does one educate for critical thinking and problem-solving, creativity, collaboration and teamwork, communication and information literacy?

Counting on pre-school maths

Many SA children enter school already unable to deal with the mathematics curriculum

Solving the problem of maths

Our expensive testing and research still do not tell us enough about how children learn the subject, writes Elizabeth Henning.

Simple language is the answer to ‘difficult’ assessment tests

The use of terms that are at a level beyond the grasp of pupils is producing flawed results.

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