Monthly Archives: November 2014

Podcast no. 6 – Glenn Whitman “Can you change the culture of a school through research?”

Originally posted on chronotope:
In October I went to visit Glen Whitman at St. Andrew’s School near Washington. He is the Dean of Studies there but is also a force of nature who runs an in-house research centre that has completely…

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101 Great Teachers to Follow on Twitter by @TeacherToolkit

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An awesome maths exam question

Originally posted on reflectivemaths's Blog:
Wow. Take a look at this: From here: http://www.wjec.co.uk/uploads/publications/8410.pdf Now guess how many marks. The paper is a Foundation paper lasting 1 1/4 hours and has a total of 65 marks. (This Q is also…

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Five-a-day

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Revisiting lost learning by Gerald Haigh

In the practical use of our intellect, forgetting is as important a function as recollecting. – William James As teachers, we tend to do all in our power to prevent students from forgetting what we have taught them. This seems entirely … Continue reading

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The Future Part 7b: Is there such a thing as a Digital Native?

Originally posted on Scenes From The Battleground:
This post is the second part of a series of posts about Digital Natives which are in turn part of a series of posts about The Future. The actual arguments for the claims…

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Top Blogs of the Week for Academies Week (November, 2014)

Originally posted on Improving Teaching:
Six more brilliant, though-provoking or insightful blogs, for Academies Week. Teacher spends two days as a student and is shocked at what she learns Washington Post It’s worth overlooking the Buzzfeed-style headline and reading this…

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