Monthly Archives: January 2017

Who’s left: The main findings – Education Datalab blog

This is one of several blogposts in Datalab’s ‘Who’s left’ series of posts. The full series can be found here. Today we are publishing the findings of a major piece of work we have carried out… Continued here: http://ift.tt/2jz0P0y Advertisements

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Who’s left: An introduction to our work – Education Datalab blog

This is one of several blogposts in Datalab’s ‘Who’s left’ series of posts. The full series can be found here. Pupils moves are a common, but under-scrutinised part of the education system. For the… Continued here: http://ift.tt/2knie0v

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The Michaela Way: texts and notes

Originally posted on Quodcumque – Serious Christianity:
Update: Joe Kirby, Deputy Head at Michaela has collated a list of blogs by and about the school and other related areas here. In my review of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Teachers, there…

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How useful is generic feedback?

Originally posted on razorbladeinthecandyfloss:
I tend to do two things when I mark work.  Round the edge of a piece of written work, I write comments that apply specifically to that piece of work.  At the end of the work,…

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Why a misbehaving student should not be sent to another teacher

Originally posted on missdcoxblog:
This is a common part of a school’s behaviour system; if a child is misbehaving in class, they’re sent to another colleague to work. I personally think it is a weak system. Here’s why…. Sending them…

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An effective behaviour system: Part 3: Culture

Source One of the biggest challenges in adopting our behaviour system was persuading pupils and staff that it was real. We were told about it with words but feeling it in our bones took a lot more, because the mindset…

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Banishing the Past in Teacher Training

Originally posted on An Timire:
Since I had been aware of the progressive ideology emanating from universities before starting my course, I picked up on the anti-traditional bias from start. During the induction week for new trainee teachers, for example, our course coordinator told…

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