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Welcome to the Brighter Thinking Pod from Cambridge University Press - Education. We provide a place where international education enthusiasts from all backgrounds can come together to discuss the challenges faced by teachers in a modern classroom and discover new teaching ideas. 

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Mar 31, 2022

‘Yeah, but when are we ever going to use this in the real world?’ If you’ve been asked this question by your students before, then our episode about bringing the real world into the STEM classroom is for you!

Our host for this one is our very own Tamsin Hart, a Senior Product Marketing Executive at the Press. She is joined by two special guests. George Vlachonikolis is Head of Economics and Professional Tutor at Headington School, Oxford, as well as Author of A Level Economics teacher’s resource for Cambridge International. Michael Strachan is a Deputy Head Academic from Repton School, Dubai.  


Show notes

Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring – baseline assessments

Cambridge IGCSE Chemistry practical workbook and teacher’s resource

Cambridge International AS & A Level Economics teacher’s resource

Walt Whitman, ‘When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer’

From Camouflage to Classroom: What my Army career taught me about teaching

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