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Meet our Summer School directors

I met Nadine (Summer School Director)  and Aoife (Assistant Summer School Director) and asked them some questions about Summer School, 2016.                                                                                  

Hi Nadine and Aoife, 671 more words


Teachers as Designers

In a M.Ed course that I taught recently, one of the assignments was to design a learning experience for their own unique context.  The teachers were asked to integrate the research, strategies and/ or examples that we had been exploring throughout the semester into their practice. 540 more words

Katie Martin

Dagstuhl! Assessing Learning in Introductory Computer Science

Apologies for the delay in writing this, but I wanted to share some of my experiences from attending the first CS Education Research Dagstuhl on… 815 more words

Learning And Teaching

Fluency Without Fear

Thank you to Kip Clarke of Alvie Primary for recommending this fantastic paper by Jo Boaler for Stanford University:

Fluency Without Fear

This research shows the damage that can be caused by focusing on memorisation and rote learning of facts without conceptual understanding.  357 more words

Languages and the Big Wide World

One of the fantastic things about getting to do this blog and getting students (past and present) to write for it, is that you get a chance to find out more about the students, their motivation, their enthusiasm for languages… things you don’t always get a chance to explore in the classroom context with the focus on seminar preparation and participation and, inevitably, assessment. 412 more words

French At Stirling

FREE coffee, FREE lunch, FREE education, FREE networking, FREE experience, FREE trip to Brussels!

EU Referendum, elections for the Scottish Parliament, Welsh Assembly, Northern Ireland Assembly, English local councils, London Mayor and London Assembly, police and crime commissioner elections. … 575 more words

Public Services Governance

Making Maths Count

Follow this link for the Interim Report of the Making Maths Count group:

Making Maths Count Interim Report

They have identified negative attitudes to maths as a particular concern nationally, with a clear need to address the issue of maths anxiety: 353 more words