Monthly Archives: April 2015

One Exam Board | @AislingM87

Aisling MacSweeney has been a physics teacher in London for the last five years. She is an NUT school rep and a member of the Labour party. The discussion surrounding Britain’s examination boards has arisen many times in the last … Continue reading

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Irreducible complexity

Originally posted on Filling the pail:
The summer before I started university, I was given a reading list. On this list was Richard Dawkins’ “The Blind Watchmaker”. It had a major impact on me. Prior to this point, I had…

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A few thoughts about character education – David Didau: The Learning Spy

The idea that schools should be educating students’ character has been gathering momentum in recent years. But the once distant drums have become increasingly urgent; politicians and professors, hucksters and headteachers, all kinds of apparatchiks – even the occasional edu-blogger – … Continue reading

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TDRE Boss Blog: Resourcing NEW GCSE / A-Level RS

TDRE Boss Blog: Resourcing NEW GCSE / A-Level RS: Image courtesy of Geograph From 2016 there will be a new GCSE and a new A-Level in Religious Studies. Both will look dramatically diff…

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The Curse of ‘Dead Poets’ Society’

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ORRsome blogposts April 2015

Originally posted on high heels and high notes:
ORRsome blogposts from April 2015! Michael Rozen http://michaelrosenblog.blogspot.co.uk/2015/04/guide-to-education.html?spref=tw John Tomsett http://johntomsett.com/2015/04/08/this-much-i-know-about-the-need-to-put-humanity-back-into-the-centre-of-the-ring/ http://johntomsett.com/2015/04/24/this-much-i-know-about-what-really-works-when-preparing-students-for-their-examinations/ Steve Wheeler http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.co.uk/2015/04/share-trading.html http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.co.uk/2015/04/i-blog-and-i-understand.html Keven Bartle https://dailygenius.wordpress.com/2015/04/19/from-cliche-to-clique-a-bluffers-guide-to-slt/ Carol Webb https://carolslearningcurve.wordpress.com/2015/04/11/basking-in-the-glory-of-outstanding/?utm_content=buffer00a60&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer Chris Hildrew https://chrishildrew.wordpress.com/2015/04/11/assembly-concentration/ James Theobald https://othmarstrombone.wordpress.com/2015/04/01/the-bearable-discomfort-of-being-a-teacher/ https://othmarstrombone.wordpress.com/2015/04/06/how-to-choose-study-texts-in-english-part-one/ https://othmarstrombone.wordpress.com/2015/04/07/how-to-choose-study-texts-in-english-part-two/ Teacher Toolkit…

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Who Profits from Rubbish Education?

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