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Originally posted on Stack of Marking:
Here’s another leaked document from my contact who is certainly not me. This time it’s on behaviour policy. As a rule, my policy is that everyone has to behave, apart from me. Subscribe to…

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Eminence-Based Education or the Terror of Famous & Shameless Eduquacks

Originally posted on 3-Star learning experiences:
Paul A. Kirschner & Mirjam Neelen The seed of this blog was sown in a podcast trilogy by Freakonomics on what is or could potentially go wrong in the medical world and the history…

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How should we assess learning?

Originally posted on Teaching it Real:
Last week I was lucky enough to attend the ResearchEd national conference in London. I have spent the last week mulling over the sessions I attended and writing up my notes. Any errors are…

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Group Work: Debates and Directions – The Confident Teacher

Group work is a lively topic that draws some controversy and debate. Some teachers see it as an essential component of any lesson, whereas others spurn group work and prefer … Continued here: http://ift.tt/2yxlfSo

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Provisional KS4 data 2017: Has your Progress 8 score improved? – Education Datalab blog

I’m not normally inclined to say “I told you so” but, in this case, it might be justified. Back in 2015, when the Department for Education announced the scores for old style GCSEs in 2017, Dave… Continued here: http://ift.tt/2yqVpAg

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An unnatural act

Originally posted on Filling the pail:
Embed from Getty Images In a recent researchED presentation, I likened human history to a single 24 hour period. If, very roughly, anatomically modern humans emerged at midnight then reading and writing were invented…

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How to Reduce Workload in Primary Schools – Solomon Kingsnorth – Medium

Tom Sherrington wrote an excellent blog on reducing workload in secondary schools. Here are my 10 steps for those in primaries: Source: How to Reduce Workload in Primary Schools – Solomon Kingsnorth – Medium

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