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'Paper Tweet' provides student questions and feedback

“How do I find out what questions students have about what we’re doing in class? In class, I ask for questions, but only a couple of students – and often the same students – ask questions. 854 more words

Teaching

Agility and the future of universities

Higher education is the subject of sustained criticism. 81% of US employers are referring at a skills gap[1] and 51% believe that graduates are underprepared for the labour market… 768 more words

Higher Education

What does David Spendlove think bout Re-building D&T?

David has commented on the Re-Building D&T paper on his blog.As always it’s well worth a read. David hopes his comments will start a wide ranging and genuine debate across the community. 16 more words

Curriculum Politics

3 strategies to improve your teaching in the New Year

The time between semesters gives us as teachers the opportunity to evaluate how well we think our classes went last term and consider what changes we can make to improve our teaching for the upcoming term. 1,349 more words

Higher Education

Re-Building D&T

Our subject is in the doldrums. The KS3 Programme of Study introduced in 2013, coupled with the new GCSE, offers the possibility of modernisation but the challenges to the subject are much more deep-rooted. 277 more words

Curriculum Politics

5 tips to avoid fake news

The class I was observing started with eight students sharing news stories they’d found that focused on legal issues related to the topics of the course. 1,013 more words

Teaching

An interesting case of unintended consequences

An article in this month’s issue of Develop 3D intrigued me. It features the Davy Safety Lamp and the production of an exact replica for museum display by 3D printing. 522 more words

Curriculum Politics