Tag: Edward Blishen

A Children’s Manifesto for Creativity

Question: What do you need to be creative and succeed in the future? Point number one: We want less formality in schools and more creativity in the classroom Here’s an interesting story from the UK:  students from schools all over […] 

Voice activated pencils: “The school we’d like”

A school in a giant submarine with waterproof maps of the underwater  world. Private helicopters to fly children to France for their French lessons. Voice-activated pencils. Rocket launch pads to take pupils on trips to distant planets to study the […] 

The School that I’d Like

Back in 1967 – the Observer newspaper in the UK organized an opportunity for children to write on the subject: “The school that I’d like”. The results became a Penguin book edited by Edward Blishen and a collection of opinions […] 

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