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December 31, 2018 · Leave a comment

Happy Christmas to all our readers across the world! Peace, Justice and Good Health to All

We really appreciate our growing family of readers internationally.¬† We are very happy that so many educators find our resource of use in their professional lives. Please spread the word … Continue reading

December 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Making Bloom’s Taxonomy work for your student’s learning

December 21, 2018 · 1 Comment

Thought For The Day: Recharging the Batteries

A little image from my home town to help you recharge the batteries over the holiday period. I always found that, growing up on the coast, you always had views … Continue reading

December 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

Scaffolding Discussion: Socratic Method

If ever there was a time when students need to know how to conduct a discussion in a rational evidence based way then it is now. Web 2.0 has allowed … Continue reading

December 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Time to Change OFSTED From Quality Control to Quality Assurance

OFSTED has never been fit for purpose because it is based on a premise of quality control which makes the inspection system one that is imposed, rather than a partnership … Continue reading

December 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

Inclusion means Inclusion

In the UK there have been a whole range of strategies employed to ensure that learners with perceived learning disabilities receive their education. Roughly speaking they have, over time comprised … Continue reading

December 14, 2018 · 2 Comments

Thought For The Day: On Teaching

December 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Helping Students Develop Executive Function Skills | Edutopia

This is a well-informed article outlining how to develop higher order thinking skills, either to recover a deficit or to have students thinking on a higher plane. Simple classroom strategies¬†can … Continue reading

December 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: How To Thrive

December 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

Future Proof Your School: Steering Culture, Driving School Improvement and Developing Excellence

I’ve been working with Critical Publishing in putting together a series of books on education leadership and learning. The books focus on change management at the level of culture. and … Continue reading

December 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Libraries

December 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Biggest winners and losers from degrees | BBC News

Women studying maths at Oxford and men taking economics at Bristol get the biggest increase in earnings from going to university, says an analysis of salaries at the age of … Continue reading

December 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Kindness

December 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

Teacher Dissatisfaction / Student Disillusionment: Causes and Cures

In the UK, and I sense in the US and Australia, there is growing dissatisfaction among teachers regarding what governments and leaders are asking them to focus upon. Much of … Continue reading

December 3, 2018 · Leave a comment