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Why isn’t Engelmann in our library?

Originally posted on docendo discimus:
Following the little kerfuffle over the new BPP University PGCE, there has been a bit of discussion about whether or not Theory of instruction: Principles and applications by Engelmann and Carnine, should be available in…

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Don’t Be So Hard On Yourself by @JessicaDPollock

Originally posted on Starter for Five:
Name: Jessica Pollock Twitter name: @JessicaDPollock Sector: Primary Subject taught (if applicable): Position: Class Teacher What is your advice about? Don’t Be So Hard On Yourself Your class will get messy. You will fall…

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Workload: solutions part II – why do systems in schools fail?

Originally posted on Bunsen Blue:
Systems in schools often fail for two reasons. Firstly, the workload-to-impact ratio is unfavourable. Secondly, the culture in the school hasn’t united staff to pick fruits from trees growing in the same philosophical soil. Both…

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My Favourite Class

Originally posted on The Grumpy Teacher:
(I have, in fourteen years in the classroom, taught exactly one hundred different classes, though if a class which begins in the Fourth Form (or the Lower Sixth) and ends in the Fifth Form…

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Modern Education vs Old Education

Originally posted on Trivium21c:
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Everyone is passive

Originally posted on The Quirky Teacher:
I was deeply concerned about this article centred around an epidemic of self-harm among girls at a boarding school; it made me wonder why children of wealthy parents who have nothing to worry about…

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Buana Pizza Pasta is opening and I am NOT VERY HAPPY about it

Originally posted on The Fruits Are Sweet:
Until now, all the restaurants in my town have been French. I love French restaurants. In fact, I make a living as a consultante to French restaurants, telling them how to be really…

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