Monthly Archives: April 2019

Crying Wolf? Part two – Education Datalab blog

What impact did Wolf review reforms have on post-16 choices and attainment? Continued here: http://bit.ly/2ZNvn4U

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Crying Wolf? Part one – Education Datalab blog

What impact did Wolf review reforms have on exam entries and attainment? Continued here: http://bit.ly/2UMqLsd

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Truth being spoken at last.

Originally posted on teaching personally:
At last, someone is talking about the elephant in the room. Teachers held at gunpoint for meaningless data What the writer underplays is the fact that some schools actively welcomed this approach, because it was…

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Looking within, part 2: How much variation in KS4 value added scores is explained by differences between individual subjects? – Education Datalab blog

The second post in a new series exploring the impact that within-school variation has Continued here: http://bit.ly/2PCeCoT

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Do detentions work? – David Didau: The Learning Spy

When I was a student I was given a lot of detentions. After some particularly appalling behaviour on a French exchange trip I was given two months of 1 hour after school detentions. This was a big… Continued here http://bit.ly/2vq2tdn

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100% reading instruction?

Originally posted on Filling the pail:
Embed from Getty Images I took part in a Symposium today at the DSF conference in Perth. The Symposium was about discovery learning versus explicit teaching. Kathy Rastle presented some fascinating data from an…

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Behaving fast and slow

Originally posted on Filling the pail:
Embed from Getty Images Have you ever been caught speeding? If so, why? Did you make a conscious decision to drive faster than the speed limit? Did you disagree with the speed limit, believing…

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