Monthly Archives: June 2021

What works in one place won’t necessarily work somewhere else, but we do need a range of voices

Originally posted on fish64:
I commented recently on a proposal to pay teachers from outstanding schools £10000 to work in schools which are struggling (See link below) https://t.co/JPNylya9ej?amp=1. Even if it were possible to identify outstanding teachers, has any one…

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Specify, teach, assess: using the English curriculum as a progression model – David Didau: The Learning Spy

One of the biggest barriers to the successful implementation of an English curriculum is that all too often students are assessed on their ability to do things they haven’t actually been taught. This… Continued here https://ift.tt/2SYtqnX

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Echo reading: Building a bridge between text and meaning – David Didau: The Learning Spy

As a student I was one of those kids who was desperate to be picked to read. When we studied Romeo and Juliet I got to read Mercutio, a part, I felt, I was born for.  I threw myself into … Continue reading

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The overlap between social care, special educational needs and alternative provision: Part two – Education Datalab blog

The majority of pupils in AP have been identified as having SEN and / or been referred to social services during their school career Continued here: https://ift.tt/35nZuUx

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The overlap between social care, special educational needs and alternative provision: Part one – Education Datalab blog

How many pupils have been referred to social services, identified as having SEN and / or attended alternative provision? Continued here: https://ift.tt/3pXI5vE

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From the Earth to the Sun in 270 BC

Originally posted on e=mc2andallthat:
The sun is only 32 miles across and not more than 3000 miles from the Earth. It stands to reason it must be so. God made the sun to light the earth, and therefore…

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Covid catch up funding – a tutor’s perspective

Originally posted on fish64:
There has been a huge row over the difference between the amount of money apparently recommended by Sir Kevan Collins (£15 billion) and the £1.4 billion allocated by the government. But as a tutor delivering Covid…

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Critical thinking- the come-back continues (?)

Originally posted on teaching personally:
Right-on educationalists never miss a trick when it comes to advancing new initiatives for redesigning the educational world. Recent evidence suggests that someone somewhere is driving a post-Covid agenda for “building [education] back better”. Which…

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