Monthly Archives: December 2016

Looking Back – old problems, new challenges

Originally posted on thinkingreadingwritings:
2016 has been a very challenging, but rewarding, year. Establishing a rigorous, powerful approach to reading intervention in secondary schools takes time to embed: There is a great deal for teaching staff to take on board,…

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My favourite posts of 2016 on The Learning Spy – David Didau: The Learning Spy

Here follows a selection of some of what I consider to be my best posts of 2016. I’ve learned not to be surprised that what I think is my best writing is rarely appreciated by others and this… Continued here … Continue reading

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Michaela Community School | Art Teacher Vacancy

  Wembley Park, north London Competitive salary & benefits Start September 2017 Do you want to be part of a team that will help inner-city children to do the seemingly impossible?  Michaela Community School is an exciting new free school … Continue reading

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2017: Time for action

Originally posted on The Quirky Teacher:
In anticipation of a flurry of reflective blog posts about the year gone by, I am attempting to sign off 2016 early and hopefully signal a slightly different 2017 for the Quirky Teacher blog.…

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8 DIY Steps to Build a Reading Culture

Originally posted on Horatio Speaks:
Costly thy habit as thy purse can buy, But not expressed in fancy; rich, not gaudy  – Hamlet Many UK schools have invested in online ‘reading acceleration’ schemes which claim to foster a richer reading culture and to…

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My favourite blog posts of 2016 – David Didau: The Learning Spy

Here follows my extremely partial take on some of the blog post I have most enjoyed reading this year Heather Fearn – Reading fluency and the ‘Tragedy of the Commons’ My only continuing niggle… Continued here http://ift.tt/2hBWxti

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Reviewing 2016 and governance matters. With links.

Originally posted on Governing Matters:
Another busy year for governors. The year started with local governing bodies featuring in the news and ended with Ofsted’s report into governance. The notable events of the year as they happened. January The academy…

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