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One giant leap?

If All Change Please!‘s recent One small step post suggested that the way forward for education was to try to get traditional and progressive teachers to try and come to a better understanding of what each are doing, then what would One giant leap for Schoolkind be like? 683 more words

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You Can Learn Anything

Check out this video from the Khan Academy highlighting why it is crucial for educators to develop growth mindsets in the children they teach.  We used it to inspire and develop growth mindsets in our staff on training days and the children during assembly.  Enjoy.

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Assessment: from government led to student led

The aim of this post is to challenge and provoke thinking about what quality assessment really looks like.  Currently, there is a lot of uncertainty surrounding assessment in education and it has always been a highly charged and debated topic among academics and teachers.   448 more words

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What's the purpose of education?

Have a look at one of the videos we used to inspire our new curriculum at Hamford Primary Academy.  No more words needed.  Enjoy.

Curriculum

The Educators

Just in case you’re not a regular BBC radio 4 listener, The Educators is an excellent series currently running at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesdays.  Sarah Montague interviews leading figures from education in half hour episodes.   128 more words

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Genius Hour update!

Further to my post ‘What would be your Genius Hour?’ on June 3, 2014, here is a website link to the UKEdChat discussion on Genius Hour.   133 more words

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Jumpstart! Grammar: Games and activities for ages 6 - 14

Here is the excellent partnership of Pie Corbett and Julia Strong’s latest offering in their crusade to develop the quality of children’s writing: Jumpstart! Grammar: Games and activities for ages 6 – 14.   280 more words

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