Monthly Archives: August 2013

How to Teach

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The Goldfish Bowl » Launching new ideas

September is often the time for new ideas. New classes, new responsibilities, new agendas. Many of these new ideas are worthwhile and will have a clear impact. Some will be unceremoniously dumped, some forgotten about and some stay past their … Continue reading

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Challenge is More Effective Than Praise at Just Trying To Be Better Than Yesterday

This week I started a Masters level course on Supporting Teacher Learning. I signed up for a couple of reasons: first of all to develop my mentoring skills and my ability to help develop peer learning networks, something I think … Continue reading

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Wellington Academy – Victim of Gove’s Hype

Originally posted on Education for Everyone:
To the Gove-Adonis faction, Wellington Academy is everything that they dream of. An academy of course, replacing an unsuccessful maintained school. And an academy sponsored by that superstar of the private sector Anthony Seldon…

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Learning through play

Originally posted on learningtohelplearning:
After failing abysmally to keep up with #ukedchat on twitter, I thought I would write here what I should have wrote there. Learning through play sounds wonderful, doesn’t it? It works so well in the EYFS/KS1…

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Terms Of Endurement

Originally posted on DCulberhouse:
School wasn’t something I enjoyed…it was something I endured. School was never a place of joy growing up.  I spend little time reflecting on those years, let alone reminiscing over any fond memories.  The frustrations began…

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The best 10 online “Surviving technology in the classroom” lists

Originally posted on MissAngry:
10) 5 phrases to use to fool your tutor group you actually know what snapchat is 9) The first 10 places you should look for your ipad charger 8) 10 ways to spot a pupil texting…

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