Monthly Archives: October 2018

How to explain… schema – David Didau: The Learning Spy

I’ve spent a fair bit of time trying to explain various psychological concepts in a way that is easily grasped by busy teachers and have come to the conclusion that some of my explanations might be… Continued here https://ift.tt/2RpBlnO Advertisements

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The Curriculum’s Curriculum Vitae

Originally posted on Teaching Opinions:
So after reading a recent comments regarding the curriculum and the excellent blog by @heymisssmith regarding her thoughts about it, I’d thought I’d pen some of my own, from a different perspective. ? So here’s…

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Getting past gobbets: creating well-read pupils in history

Originally posted on Clio et cetera:
Pause, for a moment, and think back to your own school days, however distant those may be. Think back to your English Literature lessons, and see if you can produce a quick list of…

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Why does pedagogy dominate curriculum?

Originally posted on Clio et cetera:
In my previous blog post, I argued that one of the reasons we have ended up at the door of very prescriptive approaches to pedagogy – such as scripted lessons – has come about…

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Curriculum neglect, pedagogical prescription and the problem of the scripted lesson

Originally posted on Clio et cetera:
I read an interesting blog post today that took a critical look at an approach to curriculum that involves providing teachers with scripted lessons and very limited choice about what to teach or how…

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How did life turn out for pupils who took applied science qualifications at Key Stage 4? – Education Datalab blog

A look at the long-term outcomes for those who took BTEC and OCR applied science instead of science GCSEs. Continued here: https://ift.tt/2DgHDmo

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The View from Cullingworth: Manners maketh man – so let’s teach them

The View from Cullingworth: Manners maketh man – so let’s teach them: “Manners maketh man” was one of William Horman’s proverbs lovingly set out in his Vulgaria all the way back in the 16th cent…

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