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AAUP/AAUP-CBC Summer Institute in Pictures

Nearly three hundred academic activists convened at the University of Denver July 23–26 for the 2015 AAUP/AAUP-CBC Summer Institute. An intensive series of workshops and seminars prepared participants to organize their colleagues, stand up for academic freedom, and advocate for research and teaching as the core priorities of higher education. 45 more words

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Effective Questioning

Today’s final session of the day, and also the ultimate associate tutor session of the Summer Institute was… brilliant. Another top, concise, energised and bloody-damn helpful session. 1,311 more words

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Closing Key Note Speakers - John Lloyd

So, the Impact Conference comes to an end with an abundance of exhaustion. I’d like to focus this post on the last of those speakers, QI’s John Lloyd, but before I do, I wanted to touch on the panel discussing business involvement in education… 1,041 more words

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The Secret of Literacy - Making the Implicit Explicit

David Didau’s understanding of a learner’s access into literacy emanates from an awareness that what we understand about our own knowledge is implicit. We know, without truly knowing how to explain or model it. 1,512 more words

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Impactful Conference - Key Note Speeches

It began in earnest, this morning, with a hefty weight of emotional, political (and the sublime – of course) focuses of the three key note speakers. 1,338 more words

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Teacher to Teacher: The Coaching Relationship

By Janice Ewing

If teaching is built upon a foundation of trust and mutual respect, nowhere is that more apparent than in the coaching relationship. Earlier in my career, my position as a reading specialist morphed into that of literacy coach. 833 more words

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Differentiation... and building it into your lesson plans

This evening’s late night venture into English with the associate tutors centered upon differentiation; an issue we all have concerns over – whether lesson plans have been an upset or not. 894 more words

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