Monthly Archives: October 2019

What should schools teach? – David Didau: The Learning Spy

All knowledge may be precious, but it’s hard to argue that it’s equally precious. The time children spend in school is strictly finite and so, when deciding what to teach we must must make choices…. Continued here https://ift.tt/36hHies

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How do GCSE grades relate to PISA scores? – Education Datalab blog

Exploring the link between international test scores and KS4 results Continued here: https://ift.tt/2JsM3YW

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FIFA for the GCSE Physics calculation win

Originally posted on e=mc2andallthat:
Student: Did you know FIFA is also the name of a video game, Sir? Me: Really? Student: Yeah. It’s part of a series. I just got FIFA 20. It’s one of my favourite games…

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Never say never again

Originally posted on teaching personally:
When I awoke on Wednesday last week, I had not the slightest thought that by the end of the day, the profession that had so unceremoniously ejected me in 2016 might have called on me…

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‘Oh, he’s a hitter. That’s what he likes to do’

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The trouble with Shakespeare, or Should everything be easy? – David Didau: The Learning Spy

I’m regularly inundated by unsolicited emails from folk hoping I’ll endorse their products. Recently, I received one asking me if I’d be interested in writing about a collaboration between the… Continued here https://ift.tt/3412CTN

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Are all types of reading equal, or are some more equal than others? – Education Datalab blog

Choice of reading matter does make a difference, data from PISA suggests Continued here: https://ift.tt/31CfrCc

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