Monthly Archives: May 2016

Stop recycling learning styles

“You need to include learning styles to show how you’re going to differentiate for each learner” ? This is a comment that a learner on my course received from their employer last week. I often hear comments about learning styles and still…

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Evidence Based Educational Leadership: So you want to get better at shared decision-makin…

Evidence Based Educational Leadership: So you want to get better at shared decision-makin…: If you are a teacher, evidence-based practitioner or senior leader and are looking to improve your decision-making processes, then this post…

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Why routine matters.

At first glance there’s no clear link between routine and cloves of garlic, but I can assure you that there is. You see, every few months I buy a load of garlic when I’m at Costco, and then I stand … Continue reading

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Sort of Rethinking Card Sorts

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Originally posted on NW Maths:
During my ITT and NQT year, my colleague (a science teacher) and I just couldn’t get our heads around the idea of ‘card sorts’ which were pushed on us by our university tutors in particular.…

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To cut workload and reduce stress: checklists

Originally posted on Improving Teaching:
Atul Gawande’s The Checklist Manifesto convinced me checklists could help me do my job better.  I tried them: they did; I used them more and eventually wrote Ticked Off to share what I’d learned.  It was only in writing the book and…

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CHILDMYTHS: Thank, Brian Allen, for Saying “Down With Attachme…

CHILDMYTHS: Thank, Brian Allen, for Saying “Down With Attachme…: A leading clinical child psychologist, Dr. Brian Allen of the Center for the Protection of Children, Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital…

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Posts for the Week Ending 6th May 2016 on @LabourTeachers

Here’s last week’s posts.  If you are a Labour supporting teacher and you’d like to write something for us, please get in touch. Sunday The wheels keep on turning… | @dlrobin Thundering down the road, the pelaton was impressive. Bedecked … Continue reading

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