Monthly Archives: October 2014

Looked after children: how can teachers help them achieve and thrive?

Originally posted on IOE LONDON BLOG:
Claire Cameron “What did you do at the weekend?” It seems like an innocuous question to ask pupils at the start of the school week. But for children in the care system it can…

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In Praise of Praise

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Great Teaching = The Trivium

Originally posted on Trivium 21c:
Please excuse this trumpet blowing. My scepticism about research and education is sorely tested every time a new report on what makes great teaching comes out. Why? Because when I read something talking about the structure…

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Mr Collins Mathematics Blog: A Frenzy of Marking: ‘Progress Over Time’

The first half term of the school year has seen us embark on a newer emphasis on ‘progress over time’ and a need for students’ e… Mr Collins Mathematics Blog: A Frenzy of Marking: ‘Progress Over Time’

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End of Half Term 1: The Journey so far…

Originally posted on youngteacher1:
When I created this blog, I vowed that I would write an update every other week. That, evidently, is not that case. So let me update you. I am no longer a simple cover teacher, walking…

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Trouble with numbers

Originally posted on cavmaths:
I’ve just finished watching ITV Tonight’s episode from this evening entitled “Trouble with numbers”. The show was highlighting the problem we have in this country with maths ability in Adults. I found it pretty interesting, and…

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Teacher tips: Personal professional development and personal lea…

I started my twitter journey around 18 months ago. Taking the leap to follow people was the first step and I was so lucky to come across a t… Teacher tips: Personal professional development and personal lea…

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