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The astounding diversity in curriculum provision

Originally posted on fish64:
As a head of department, I am interested in how different schools make provision for my subject, MFL. This is often difficult to discover. While all school websites state the subjects offered, it takes considerable effort to find…

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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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We Need Better Courses, Not More Adaptive Teaching

Originally posted on The Traditional Teacher:
In recent years, there has been a gradual move in the English education system away from the darkest days of individualised learning, when teachers were expected to plan different lessons for different pupils, thus…

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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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