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5 strategies for reading complex texts – The Confident Teacher

“Perhaps one of the mistakes in the past efforts to improve reading achievement has been the removal of struggle. As a profession, we may have made reading tasks too easy. We do … The post 5… Continued here: https://ift.tt/3IaV3hw

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Inspection has become tougher for primary schools – Education Datalab blog

A summary of Ofsted judgments from the Autumn term 2021 compared to the same period in 2019. Continued here: https://ift.tt/33x9DR3

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How does A-Level subject choice vary around the country? – Education Datalab blog

A question of geography, not demography Continued here: https://ift.tt/3Fp7WCt

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Stimulating Physics Network (Phase 4 and 5) evaluation report – Education Datalab blog

A report commissioned by the Institute of Physics (IOP). It evaluates the impact of Phase 4 and 5 of the Stimulating Physics Network project. It includes a written report and three appendices in the… Continued here: https://ift.tt/3GmJNhw

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How school absence varies from day to day – Education Datalab blog

Absence tends to be lowest on Wednesday mornings and (perhaps unsurprisingly) highest on Friday afternoons. Continued here: https://ift.tt/3tkxDSq

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The Problem with Reading Informational Texts – The Confident Teacher

Let’s start with a little reading… Is it familiar? The ‘Way of the Dodo’ text lives in infamy as a SATS 2016 reading paper extract that was so difficult that it made some pupils… Continued here: https://ift.tt/3nahcEn

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Mike Treadaway – Education Datalab blog

We pay tribute to the co-founder of FFT, Mike Treadaway, who sadly passed away recently Continued here: https://ift.tt/3eYCjoD

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Series and Parallel Circuits — an unhelpful dichotomy?

Originally posted on e=mc2andallthat:
Anakin Skywalker and Obi Wan Kenobi discuss the possible unhelpfulness of the concept of ‘series circuits’ and ‘parallel circuits‘ Are physics teachers following the Way of the Sith? Are we all crossing over to…

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The shape of assessment – David Didau: The Learning Spy

As we should all now be aware, there are no external audiences interested in schools’ internal data. If we’re going to go to the trouble of getting students to sit formal assessments on which we will… Continued here https://ift.tt/3FJ7eRv

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How should we teach students to interpret texts? – David Didau: The Learning Spy

The default approach to so much English teaching is to present students with a text and then say some version of, “What do you think of this?” If you’re fortunate enough to teach in a selective… Continued here https://ift.tt/3dLmy3O

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