Category Archives: Now I know

Our partnership with the BBC

Our partnership with the BBC

There’s no question, young learners love watching videos. They’re fun, immersive and students often see them as a “break” from traditional classroom work. But far from just being filler content, great educational videos can have a big impact on learning – providing real-world contexts, natural language, engaging storylines and relatable situations.  These are just some […]

A culture of inquiry in the primary classroom

A culture of inquiry in the primary classroom

Children are curious by nature. When conditions allow children to satisfy their curiosity through safe, self-initiated, and playful exploration, learning occurs naturally. Our goal as educators should be to help students make the leap from intuitive understanding and natural curiosity to the creation of knowledge and further questioning. Simply transmitting information and skills is not […]

Jeanne Perrett on Inquiry-Based Learning

Jeanne Perrett on Inquiry-Based Learning

What is inquiry-based learning? Inquiry-based learning is an approach which capitalizes on our students’ innate desire to find things out. By asking them big questions, we stimulate their curiosity and then provide materials and activities to help them find the answers they are looking for. At the same time, we help the students to develop […]

5 videos to discover Inquiry-Based Learning and Now I Know

5 videos to discover Inquiry-Based Learning and Now I Know

Have you ever had a burning question? Something you couldn’t help but know the answer to? Well, that’s exactly how young children feel – all the time! Now I Know is a 6-level course that promotes inquiry-based learning, sparking the curiosity and desire to learn that children naturally have. As such, it has a number […]