Tag: expert


Is my teaching excellent? (part 2)

When I wrote part 1, I didn’t know there was going to be a part 2. However, here it is and it includes a subtle shift of emphasis. A shift from excellent or expert teachers, to excellent teaching. A shift towards adaptive and fluid experts. (Spoiler, there is also a part 3). From Berliner’s introduction…
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16 Dec ’18 0

Is my teaching excellent? (part 3)

Here is the final part of a three part series (part 1 and part 2). I didn’t intend to write a series – but here it stops. Do we need to think differently? If we never challenge dominant modes of thinking, we end up trapped in modes of acting that may no longer be serving…
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24 Nov ’18 0

Is my teaching excellent yet?

Expertise and excellence are regular talking points in our office. What does it look like? How does it feel? How do we develop it? How do we encourage / insist upon it. Last year we adopted this stance and, unashamedly stolen from Twitter, we posted Mark Enser’s poster in every classroom. It was an evolution…
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17 Nov ’18 0

#TLAB13 Keynote

After a warm welcome and very pleasant evening with the veritable Dr Nick Dennis at Berkenstand School – @zoeross19 and we have both decided we need a very strong coffee to kick start, what is hoping to be, a fantastic day of teaching, learning, assessment, and networking at #TLAB13. After two of the busiest days of…
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16 Mar ’13 0