Monthly Archives: March 2017

Inspection and the use of grade predictions

The culmination of two years’ hard work for those about to take GCSEs, including my own son, is soon to be upon us. Once the exams are taken, marked and graded, the results will reflect the curriculum choices, planning, teaching, … Continue reading

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Send off the clowns

Originally posted on Filling the pail:
Embed from Getty Images The teaching profession needs more of a number of things, one of which is dignity. To the teacher who decides to begin a staff training session with a ‘warm-up’ activity…

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TDRE Boss Blog: GCSE RS: Extended Writings Questions

TDRE Boss Blog: GCSE RS: Extended Writings Questions: “We are all teachers of literacy” (Every English teacher / literacy coordinator, ever!) Many RE teachers have been panick…

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Developing Handwriting – The Confident Teacher

I wrote this article for the February edition of Teach Secondary magazine. If you are interested in subscribing, take a look HERE. Here is the article in full:  The Rosetta … Continued here: http://ift.tt/2mQ3nho

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Allowing Our Pupils to Listen

Originally posted on The Traditional Teacher:
David Didau has been at it again, slaying educational sacred cows . . . he has argued that it is not beneficial to require pupils to follow along when reading out loud to them,…

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Enemy of the People

Originally posted on teaching personally:
“It’s all for the children”. In my experience, people enter teaching for a variety of reasons. Yet the single, most over-worked creed to which all teachers are expected to subscribe is this. One might well…

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De volgende woorden zijn geen synoniemen voor leren

Blogcollectief Onderzoek Onderwijs Vandaag geef ik de hele dag les over leren en bedacht net dat het even handig is om een overzicht te geven van woorden en concepten die niet synoniem zijn aan leren: Welbevinden: Je kan je perfect … Continue reading

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