Mick Waters introduces: Teaching with Flowers

For a blooming curriculum

By: Julie Warburton


$32.95


Size: 210 x 280mm

Pages : 200

ISBN: 9781781351260

Format: Paperback

Published: September 2014


Teachers are constantly challenged to find imaginative ways to bring alive the subject matter prescribed in programmes of study. This is where the Mick Waters introduces series comes in. With plenty of practical ideas and all the advice you'll need to get started, Teaching with Flowers is a comprehensive introduction to using flowers as a medium by which to explore a range of learning themes and develop cross-curricular skills with children. Reinforce their understanding of angles, scale and proportion while creating beautiful arrangements. Let the symbolism of flowers introduce your class to big issues, like war and peace, the Holocaust, and celebrations in other cultures.

Use flowers to explore the work of great artists, and maybe even encourage the children to become one themselves. If you are looking for hands-on activities to shake up your usual classroom routine, look no further. Julie Warburton has provided everything you need to get started; discover for yourself the transformative effects of teaching with flowers in this imaginative, thoughtful and beautiful book.

Teaching with flowers is a new edition to the Mick Waters Introduces series. Mick is perhaps best known as former Director of the Curriculum at QCA (Qualifications and Curriculum Authority) and in this series of books he introduces a selection of the very best in practical resources for the curriculum.

For teachers of children aged 9–12 in all subject disciplines.


Picture for author Julie Warburton

Julie Warburton

Julie Warburton taught in an inner-city school, before moving on to school management. Through her work with the Black Country Challenge she has addressed the wider educational agenda as a teaching and learning consultant, working with a range of primary and secondary schools on transition and literacy. This book is the cross-pollination of her two passions: education and flowers.


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