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The Past is in Front of Us, the Future is Behind Us

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Last week I accepted a new job position in Quito, as a high school instructor in AP English Language and Literature at a small private school called… 1,726 more words

Ecuador

Grammar III

The third step in regard to grammar review is a discussion of phrases and sentence patterns. I only teach students the basics of phrase identification. This skill is specifically used for students to be able to identify the parts of a sentence that are generally NOT necessary to meaning and in which errors are NOT usually found for the purposes of standardized testing. 1,739 more words

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Putting Teachers at the Center of Education Technology (Slate)

Effective educational technology does not have to be a “disruptive force” in the classroom. This recent Slate.com article makes a compelling, and reassuring, case for the blended learning model of… 357 more words

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Study: AP Chemistry Students in Flipped Classroom Outperform Students in a Traditional Classroom

We’ve written about flipped classrooms on the blog before: In a traditional classroom, the instructor lectures, presents information to the students, and then the students work through problems on their own as homework. 206 more words

Flipped Classroom

Tristram Hunt's take on that 'School Revolution'

Partly in response to the changes in government, mentioned in my last post, the shadow minister for education has set out some of his ideas around the future of schools: 153 more words

Secondary Education

"Art Matters" Exhibition

Last night’s exhibition was a great success. The works were even more moving in a formal uncluttered setting with the students’ explainations of their work helping people appreciate the depth of thinking that had gone into them. 1,030 more words

Eco Art Workshops

Time for a real English 'School Revolution'?

Today may, or may not, turn out to be a momentous one in the history of UK Education with the Conservative party’s reshuffle seeing the coalition’s ministers for education/schools (Michael Gove) and universities (David Willetts) both moving on. 509 more words

Secondary Education