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John Milton Gregory's 7 Laws of Teaching

I was recently surprised to find that although I have mentioned these laws, I have never listed or blogged on them here.  These laws, stated in a book originally written to make sure Sunday School teachers knew the basics of teaching, are quite valuable in helping a teacher contemplate the basics of teaching.   608 more words

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Conference: Architecture, Citizenship, Space: British Architecture from the 1920s to the 1970s


15th – 16th June 2017

Oxford Brookes University, Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane, Oxford

How did individuals and groups concerned with architecture and the built environment respond to, and seek to shape, the challenges and opportunities of twentieth-century life? 1,033 more words

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Exams, the Humblebrag and the dangers of medicalising stress

I gave an assembly this morning that seemed to strike a chord with quite a few people, so I thought I would share it here. Please feel free to use it if you think it would help your students. 871 more words

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Schools of Tomorrow, a free "kick-off conference" Berlin, May 4-6 2017

One hundred years ago, educational reformers across the globe strove to create the foundation for new methods of learning and teaching. Industrialization, worldwide migration and urbanization led to profound upheavals, to which progressive educational reformers responded with new school concepts. 394 more words

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Ranting at the End of a Long Week About Education's Ability to Impart Joy...

Is education still possible in a dead culture?  Is learning capable of being what is now called, “fun”?  What does it mean to care?  As in, “I don’t care about what we are doing in school.”  Or what about the best moment of the week, when I was told, “It’s the teachers job to make learning fun.” 542 more words


Transitions: Inhabiting Innovative Learning Environments

Transitions: Inhabiting Innovative Learning Environments – Graduate research symposia.

While the provision of innovative learning environments in many countries around the world is an exciting and overdue development, they are also presenting new challenges for teachers. 239 more words

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Preparing to Meet an Idea

Aristotle teaches us to move our students from the known to the unknown.  We cannot learn new things without some attachment to what we know already.  732 more words

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