This week’s article comes from The Economist: http://www.economist.com/news/briefing/21700385-great-teaching-has-long-been-seen-innate-skill-reformers-are-showing-best Are great teachers born or made? Discuss.
Matt Bromley’s articles in SecEd often provide good stimulus for reflection on what makes good practice. While you may not agree with everything he says, it is well worth a read […]
Blog of the week is this excellent piece by Roy Blatchford of the National Education Trust: https://nationaleducationtrustblog.wordpress.com/2016/01/31/10000-hours-what-makes-a-great-teacher-by-roy-Blatchford/
[by John Smith] If we remember nothing, we have learned nothing. Jo Facer, here. How many times have you sat at a Parents Evening and uttered words to the effect […]
The Science of Learning is a recent publication by Deans for Impact, a highly respected organisation of American education leaders. This is one of the best summaries of what Science […]
Celia Bone delivered a session to new staff this week. It was on the subject of questioning and was jam-packed with practical ideas to take away and try. The powerpoint below […]
Originally posted on Pragmatic Education:
Teachers who think knowledge, memory and practice have been neglected in schools, tend to be seen as adamant traditionalists – to quote one blogger recently,…