An entrepreneur and educator highlights the surprising influence of humanities scholarship on biomedical research and civil liberties. This spirited defence urges society to support the humanities to obtain continued guidance for public policy decisions, and challenges scholars to consider how best to fulfil their role in serving the common good.
Offers materials needed to teach a course on decision making at various age levels. This title provides a menu of stories related to the real life experiences of the young people. It includes teacher notes, which indicate 'stopping points' where reflection and discussion is encouraged.
Based on observations of sex education programmes and in-depth interviews with young people, the authors aim to understand more about adolescent's attitudes to sexuality and their sexual behaviour in order to develop policies which will meet their needs more appropriately and effectively.
Explores how the school curriculum can address issues generally referred to by OFSTED as "spiritual, moral, social and cultural perspectives" (SMSC). It includes a discussion of how SMSC can be developed in each curriculum area within current constraints.
Citizenship education equips children with the skills necessary to play an active part in society and act as socially and morally responsible citizens. This book explores six topics including: Basic needs, Environmental issues, Fairness, Exploring various cultures, Democracy, and Global issues.
Suitable for many children, drawing is a more pleasurable activity than writing, this title explores activities and worksheets use drawing as the basis. It includes free CD Rom containing the whole book in colour. Age: 4-11.
Problem Postcards presents a series of social dilemmas for young people to discuss and find positive outcomes. The style is engaging because it follows the example of letters sent to an agony aunt with the young people having to compose suitable responses. There are also worksheets for written work.
Plummer offers over 100 activities aimed at helping children to build emotional resilience. With a mixture of short, snappy activities and longer guided visualizations, these exercises are suitable for use with individuals or groups, and many are appropriate for use with children with complex needs or speech and language difficulties.
Children's questions about terrorism can be penetrating and hard to answer. This book helps adults answer those difficult questions - What do terrorists want? When will terrorism end? The authors provide simple, objective explanations and try where possible to reassure, while being careful not to raise unrealistic expectations.
Sophie Manolas is a clinical nutritionist who shows people how they can eat their way to being the healthiest version of themselves. Taking over 60 of the most commonly available nutrient-dense foods, she explains why each one is so good for you, before giving a simple, delicious recipe that will tempt even the fussiest tastebuds.
Through their professional work with young people, their parents and teachers, the authors know what makes today's teenagers tick. In this book, they share their experience and show you how to have positive, meaningful conversations with your teenage children around sex, social media, pornography, body image, consent and safety.