Monthly Archives: July 2019

Two things to bear in mind when looking at new exclusions data – Education Datalab blog

It’s worth digging under the surface of these latest figures Continued here: https://ift.tt/2LIyCXt

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Engelmann’s ‘Teaching Needy Kids in Our Backward System’ (another synopsis)

Originally posted on The Quirky Teacher:
Inspired by the success of my synopsis of E.D Hirsch’s ‘Why Knowledge Matters’ and responding to a friend’s desire to read S. Engelmann’s ‘Teaching Needy Kids in Our Backward System’, I thought I’d read…

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The curriculum: Intent, implementation and impact – David Didau: The Learning Spy

This article first appeared in the marvellous free periodical, Teach Secondary. Do pop over and subscribe.  Most teachers will be aware that Ofsted is launching a new inspection framework this… Continued here https://ift.tt/2LC46P3

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Whole-School Poetry at GYCA

Originally posted on The Traditional Teacher:
The Charge of the Light Brigade by Richard Caton Woodville, Jr. (1856-1927) At Great Yarmouth Charter Academy, we always have a poem or a speech which all staff and pupils are working on learning together.…

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You have to make faces at it!

Originally posted on thinkingreadingwritings:
? It was a hot, noisy, dusty building site. I was working on a construction project in Wellington during the university summer holidays. There was more concrete pouring due soon, and the carpenters and labourers were…

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Hirsch’s ‘Why knowledge matters’ (incredibly short synopsis)

Originally posted on The Quirky Teacher:
I was just scrabbling about to find a spare notepad to write up some notes, when I stumbled on an old notepad with written notes on Hirsch’s ‘Why knowledge matters’ from a few years…

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Can anything be done about boys’ reading? – Education Datalab blog

What are the main findings from FFT’s KS2 Early Results Service? Continued here: https://ift.tt/2JP3Zwo

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