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Logical Fallacies: Don’t Let Them Fool You

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Originally posted on 3-Star learning experiences:
Paul A. Kirschner & Mirjam Neelen Sometimes people use bogus arguments in the form of logical fallacies (arguments where the conclusion does not follow from the premises) to oppose facts or viewpoints and, ultimately…

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Edugeeks and Flat-Earthers. Does engaging with research make you a better teacher? #BrewEdHackney

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Originally posted on teacherhead:
Today I had the immense pleasure of attending the #BrewEd event at Hackney Pirates organised by Clare Sealy.  In planning for it, I’d decided to try doing a talk without slides for the first time.  I’ve…

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Cultural Capital – Football, Forbidden Fruit, and evaluating what’s behind the spark…

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Originally posted on dhgenglishreflect:
Cultural Capital It seems to be the new buzz phrase in education, and is normally bandied around as a strategy to develop pupil premium students’ aspirations, but what does it really mean? Is it a case…

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Ofsted Grading IS On The Table.

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Originally posted on teacherhead:
I was about to write a blog called Ofsted: Good Cop, Bad Cop, RoboCop  – exploring various aspects of engaging with Ofsted: the immense power and impact of the organisation, its tendency to make itself bullet…

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The race to the bottom is still very much on!

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Originally posted on must do better…:
Like you, I get lots of emails every day. I’ve not yet figured out – or rather not bothered to figure out – how to turn off the automatic alert. As a consequence, I…

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The Timeless Wisdom of Sitting in Rows

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Originally posted on teacherhead:
Some of the strangest debates or memes about education that pop up now and then are about the idea of students sitting in rows.  You don’t have to look too far to find people aligning this…

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Give Them a Test

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Originally posted on As We Learn:
I once had a conversation with a student teacher about a class they were about to start teaching. Unfortunately I can’t remember the particular topic we discussed but, like all other topics in maths,…

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