Monthly Archives: March 2017

Room 808

Originally posted on e=mc2andallthat:
MiniEd: the Ministry of Education, Airstrip One, Oceania It was a warm but overcast day in late August and the clocks were striking thirteen. Mr Winston Smith, Principal of the Victory G+MINDSET Academy (formerly…

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Some of the questions about the role of the SEND Governor which matter

Originally posted on Governing Matters:
The other day StarLightMckenzie led a @UKGovChat discussion on “How can governors ensure SEND gets the attention it deserves?”  There were some very important questions raised during the discussion. I thought it would be helpful…

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Phonics and Books: Phonics teaching- argument? What argument?

Phonics and Books: Phonics teaching- argument? What argument?: I’m always slightly baffled by the incredibly ferocity of the arguments over synthetic phonics teaching.  There is no real argument; syn…

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Global warming in education – David Didau: The Learning Spy

As we all know – well, most of us – the climate is changing as a result of human behaviour. Maybe we could do something about it, but it won’t be painless. It would involve those of… Continued here http://ift.tt/2ohVfpI

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Erratum

Originally posted on thinkingreadingwritings:
We spent a fabulous evening at the Teach First Innovation Awards last night. This year’s winners gave powerful and convincing presentations, and the Innovation Unit’s organisation and enthusiasm made it a vibrant occasion. Congratulations to all…

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40 Curriculum Models 2017:

Originally posted on teacherhead:
Three of the 40 models.  With enormous thanks to everyone who has contributed, the spreadsheet below now shows the curriculum models for 40 different schools. I’m going to stop there. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1fuZV6mg5BQLDnQ3xACDMqTuKbUKZGr5k9iYz56RpDvM/edit?usp=sharing ? ? The collection includes…

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What difference does a year make? Part 2 – Education Datalab blog

This is part two in a series of posts exploring trends in attainment over time by month of birth. Other posts in the series can be found here. In the first part in this series we looked at how… Continued … Continue reading

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