Trick or teaching: bringing the classroom alive

With Halloween only a few days away, it’s not long before a herd of ghosts, vampires, monsters and witches will land on your doorstep wailing, ‘trick or treat?!’ While there are lots of spooky activities set for the weekend, there’s still time to incorporate the tradition into fun classroom activities. With lessons limited to certain

The Enchantress of Numbers: Ada Lovelace and UK STEM subjects

Ada Lovelace (1815-1852) was a mathematician and writer from London, the daughter of Lord Byron and Anne Isabella Noel. Having studied mathematics and science from a young age, she developed a unique approach which she described as ‘poetical science’, combining analytics with literature. She was inspired by the idea of flight, and at age 12, researched