Monthly Archives: July 2017

The eduhackers – a select subgroup of lifehackers?

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ResearchEd Rugby, my takeaways (part 1)

I was undecided at first whether or not to go to ResearchEd, which took place today in Rugby. It meant an early start on a Saturday morning for one thing, but I’m temporarily a lady of leisure so I can … Continue reading

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A Glossary of U.K. Education (Vol. 1)

Originally posted on Othmar's Trombone:
Debates around education on social media can sometimes be hard to follow if you aren’t well versed in the jargon of education in the U.K. With that in mind, we’ve produced this handy glossary…

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Planning a knowledge-based scheme of work. Part 3: Summative Assessment

Originally posted on Robert Peal:
Like many teachers, I have spent the last week marking end of year exams for Key Stage 3. Having put some thought into the design of these exams, I have – perhaps for the first…

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Three Assessment Butterflies

Originally posted on Pragmatic Education:
Winston Churchill once said ‘success is stumbling from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.’ Looking back now on assessment in our first year at Michaela, I can now see what I was blind to then: we…

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Tom Bennett’s School Report: Good classroom management isn’t violence- A behavi…

Tom Bennett’s School Report: Good classroom management isn’t violence- A behavi…: I took part in a fascinating panel for the Wellington Festival of Education last week. Myself, Laura McInerney, Maria Arpa and Katherin…

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How to start a lesson – David Didau: The Learning Spy

Starters are, as the name suggests, meant to start off your lesson and engage students in some sort of learning related activity the moment they shuffle though your classroom door. I’ve seen (and… Continued here http://ift.tt/2u6TBGl

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