Monthly Archives: October 2018

Do Boys Have a Comparative Advantage in Math and Science? – Marginal REVOLUTION

Even with a question mark my title, Do Boys Have a Comparative Advantage in Math and Science, is likely to appear sexist. Am I suggesting the boys are better at math and science than girls? No, I am suggesting they … Continue reading

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Flightpaths – what?

Originally posted on Chrismcd53's blog:
A little while ago I had a conversation with a colleague from another school who was describing the progress of a child. They spent twenty minutes or so talking about a flight path and…

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Teaching Nothing New

Originally posted on The Stable Oyster:
I tenuously – and hopefully – suggest that the days of measuring progress in one single lesson are gone. I remember, with pounding anxiety, observers looking for a knowledge check at the beginning –…

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KS3: The Wonder Years

Originally posted on sputniksteve:
I had the great pleasure of hearing Mark Lehain (@lehain) speak at the ResearchED National Conference (#rED18) last week. He is entertaining, charismatic and, perhaps most surprisingly given some of the things tweeted about him, not…

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A teacher builds their own Scripted DI Lesson – for Geography

Originally posted on …to the real.:
Back in August, Sam Hall, a second year Teach First participant, wrote this. In it, he describes the process he went through to build a geography lesson that was in line with some of…

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#babygate

Originally posted on Scenes From The Battleground:
Every so often progressive edutwitter goes insane about something. Usually it is something that is obviously true. The last time it happened was over this post. In it, I argued that children should…

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Slow feedback ©

Originally posted on missdcoxblog:
Last night I tweeted about ‘slow feedback’ (I made up the name as I typed. I now claim it as mine ©) I thought I’d write a quick blog to explain what I meant and the rationale behind…

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