Category: Teaching

BELONG - RESPECT - ASPIRE - ACHIEVE

Another year at Hindhead Campus 2017-18

We started this years assembly, with last years closing video. Created with Animoto, pictures and very short video clips from across the years events combined together in HD suitable the big hall! It was a positive reminder of what we were about to embark upon, about to re-build, again this year.  (We have already ready…
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15 Sep ’18 0

I almost don’t care how teachers teach

How do we move the conversation away from how you teach, to the impact of our teaching. Hattie (2017) When preparing for our leadership planning day yesterday, I was investigating how to build on-going professional teaching conversations (as an alternative to Performance Review) that I stumbled upon John Hattie again talking up collective teacher efficacy…
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31 Aug ’18 0

Be an edu PikWizard

You have been told. You can not just go and help yourself to an image. Not even if you are a teacher and mean well. You can search for images and “Usage rights,” of course you can. Or you can use images shared for free under Creative Commons licensing. Or you can use a handful of…
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30 Aug ’18 0

#WTD18

World Teacher Day (#WTD18) 5th October 2018 is particularly important this year as it marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948) that recognises education as a key fundamental right and establishes an entitlement to free compulsory education, ensuring inclusive and equitable access for all children. Of course, that aim requires qualified…
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24 Aug ’18 0

Insights

Not mine. Learning – What is it, and how might we catalyse it? is the latest offer from Peps Mccrea – author of Memorable Teaching (and Lean Lesson Planning) a book we gifted our teachers last Christmas. I doubt you’ll find an education book with more useful insights per minute of reading time. Dylan Wiliam Now with Institute…
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21 Aug ’18 0

Bridging the gap between research and practice

Every year thousands of research papers on teaching are published, some of which contradict each other. How can busy teachers know which research is worth investing time in reading and understanding? And how easily is that research translated into excellent practice in the classroom? What Does This Look Like In The Classroom? Bridging the gap between research and practice That…
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19 Aug ’18 0