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TDRE Boss Blog: Pope Francis on TED: Lessons for School Leaders

TDRE Boss Blog: Pope Francis on TED: Lessons for School Leaders: Today the first Papal TED talk was published. Recorded in the Vatican rather than with the instantly recognisable black backdrop, Pope F…

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What happens when you teach children to make inferences while reading?

Once children are fluent decoders, the most frequent problem in reading is poor comprehension due to a failure to make inferences. Even seemingly straightforward anaphoric inferences can elude these students: they might read “Bob gave Tamisa some of his snack … Continue reading

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Tom Bennett’s Behaviour Report – TeachingHOW2s

Tom was commissioned by the DFE to write a report on how leaders should lead in creating positive behaviour cultures. He asked me to provide some illustrations for this report. Source: Tom Bennett’s Behaviour Report – TeachingHOW2s

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The promise and danger of neuroscience – David Didau: The Learning Spy

With the advent of increasingly inexpensive access to brain imaging technology, neuroscience has entered a fascinating period of rapid advancement. The ability to generate images of what’s going on… Continued here http://ift.tt/2phPqsx

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The IT Guy in Education: Education: Salespersons, Seminar providers and Tra…

The IT Guy in Education: Education: Salespersons, Seminar providers and Tra…: It’s been a little while since I’ve done an article.  Not much is happening in education other than massive budget cuts which may or may no…

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Thinking Aloud

Originally posted on Goldilocks History:
What do we want students to know about the middle ages? My review of what I teach about the middle ages continues at a glacial pace. There are so many different angles from which to…

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Datalab turns two – Education Datalab blog

Education Datalab turned two this spring and to mark the event we gathered together with the great and the good of teaching, education research and policy-making for a celebratory party. Our event,… Continued here: http://ift.tt/2q0CPI0

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