Their language indicates they originated in India, but the music they play is world music. Some will tell your fortune but they don't believe in supernatural powers. Yaron Matras recommends the best books and dispels some commons myths about Gypsies.
Does maths have to be a right or wrong subject? Can it be taught in a way that stimulates student discussion? The author of Being Alongside chooses books that suggest an innovative, truer, approach to teaching a traditional subject.
The idea that girls are emotional and “boys don’t cry” is ridiculous, says the feminist and psychologist. She tells us about books that debunk the gender myths constricting our lives