Monthly Archives: February 2017

TDRE Boss Blog: GoogleForms

TDRE Boss Blog: GoogleForms: “[Dylan] Wiliam’s central point: multiple choice questions can be made to be extremely difficult and challenging, and they can cer… Advertisements

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TDRE Boss Blog: Forget Me Not: New GCSE Planning

TDRE Boss Blog: Forget Me Not: New GCSE Planning: The new GCSE courses gives us an opportunity to implement more of what we know about how memory works. Even last year, the homework I se…

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Teach Like You’re in a Panto

Originally posted on MrHistoire.com:
TLYP, or Teach Like You’re in a Panto, is the title of my seminal new work, which will be arriving in all school libraries soon. In it, I describe (or is that ‘explain’?) ninety-nine tried-and-tested techniques…

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Teaching Knowledge: Spoilers Are Essential

Originally posted on The Traditional Teacher:
If we are reading a novel for pleasure, we want the plot to unfold, and we very much resent having the surprise undone by being told in advance what is going to happen. But…

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The equivalence of A-Levels and BTECs – Education Datalab blog

Last week, the Higher Education Policy Institute published a report on BTECs and university admissions [PDF]. It recognised that much of the increase in the proportion of young people achieving Level… Continued here: http://ift.tt/2l7t9wM

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WLFS History Conference – A Primary Perspective — Teachwell

I don’t think it can be emphasised enough how fantastic the inaugural West London Free School History Conference was. I can honestly say that I would have attended every workshop if it had been… Continued here http://ift.tt/2m71LPf

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What’s your theory?

Originally posted on Filling the pail:
Embed from Getty Images I’ve read a couple of interesting posts recently about the role of theory in education. The first was by Naomi Barnes for the AARE blog site. Barnes starts by making…

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