Monthly Archives: August 2016

The common arguments used against the criticism of the College of Teaching

Originally posted on Othmar's Trombone:
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Out In Left Field: Might sitting in rows and spitting out facts also be a prerequisite for learning?

In an earlier post, I talked about how certain “education reformists” malign traditional education as being based on a 19th century Prussian model, or an early 20th century factory model, designed to foster obedience to political, military, or capitalist authority. … Continue reading

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The College Of Teaching | @JulesDaulby

Jules Daulby is a Literacy and Language Co-ordinator in a comprehensive in Dorset.  As part of her role, she leads a specialist Speech and Language base, an alternative curriculum for students who follow ASDAN instead of a GCSE option and is responsible for whole … Continue reading

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And the results are in….. Reflections on two years of GCSE

Originally posted on missdcoxblog:
I’ve blogged several times on specific strategies I’ve used with the outgoing year 11 including an evaluation blog. Now the results are out its time to reflect on the impact these strategies may have made. The…

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5 things every new (seconadary) teacher should know about reading – David Didau: The Learning Spy

Reading’s a funny old business. Generally, secondary school teachers  expect kids to come with a pre-loaded reading module. If they have it, all well and good. If they don’t, we’re… Continued here http://ift.tt/2bAldR9

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A plan for poor performance 

Originally posted on Filling the pail:
A have created a graphic. If anyone could point me to a good software package or app for creating infographics like this then I’d appreciate it. The graphic may explain why student-centred education persists.

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Guesses, Induction and Math is All About Patterns, Dept.

Originally posted on traditional math:
? There is a video of Prof. Georg Polya, giving a lecture to a group of students. Polya was a mathematics professor at Stanford, known best perhaps for his seminal work on problem solving called…

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