Monthly Archives: September 2018

Feedback & Marking

Originally posted on The Grumpy Teacher:
“Well, Grumpy, that was a terrific lesson. And it was therefore entirely consistent with all the rest of your excellent performance this year: you are a model teacher. Well done. Your target: do exactly…

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Subject Specialism

Originally posted on The Grumpy Teacher:
This morning on Twitter I read a snippet about a school in which the History curriculum from Year Seven through to Year Eleven was exclusively focussed on the content of the GCSE examination. Those…

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What’s the best (and easiest) way to teach? – David Didau: The Learning Spy

I thought I’d said all I ever wanted to say about group until, responding to a tweet from an education professor exhorting all teachers to add group work to their teaching repertoires, I unwisely… Continued here https://ift.tt/2IcGEDv

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Calling secondary English teachers – work with us to make a real difference!

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Back to School

It’s that time of the year again. The long holidays are winding to an end and preparations beginning in earnest for the new school year ahead. I logged in to Twitter today and found loads of posts, mainly from NQTs, … Continue reading

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The school leadership bubble – David Didau: The Learning Spy

Some years ago, when I was still convinced that progressive approaches to education were the right way to go, the English faculty I led was subject to a week-long leadership review. Knowing that… Continued here https://ift.tt/2QVE1K7

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What if everything you knew about mindsets and resilience was wrong? – David Didau: The Learning Spy

Here are the slides I use for my talk at researchED Malmö: What if everything you know about mindsets and resilience is wrong? from David Didau The following is the English text of an article I wrote… Continued here https://ift.tt/2zr2Ebd

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