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Guest reviewer Andrew Old shares his top edu-blog picks from this week.   Citizenship By @grumpyteacher17 This post addresses the question of whether citizenship should be mandatory in...
In this book, Beadle argues from the position of a system-breaker and does so with a rage which can only suggest he feels like a genuine outsider. Reading...
Our guest review Jill Berry shares her top picks from the edu-blogosphere this week.   Being a Head of Faculty – A guide to a happy team By...
Most former headteachers, by the time they leave the profession, have at least one book in them. Barnaby Lenon, a veteran school leader, clearly had more than one...
Guest reviewer Harry Fletcher-Wood shares his top picks from the edu-blogging world this week Cognitive Load Theory By Dan Williams // @FurtherEdagogy According to Dan Williams, the “one learning...
Jim is a drama teacher (“any resemblances [sic] to real persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental”…) tormented that the academic obsessions of “central government” have relegated his...
Our blog reviewer this week is Debra Kidd, an author and former teacher. Here are her top picks from the education blogging world this week   Working collaboratively...
It’s been a challenge for teacher trainers to equip would-be teachers with the ability to understand and teach the new computing curriculum introduced three years ago. (How many...
Guest reviewer Andrew Old shares his top picks from the edu-blogosphere this week   CPD: goodbye and good riddance (part one) By @EnserMark Mark Enser describes the INSET...
There’s something incoherent about how this book is presented that I’m struggling to articulate. Perhaps it’s that its cover photo of a 16th-century “child-eater” statue makes it looks...
Guest reviewer Jill Berry shares her top picks from the education blogosphere this week How do we equip youngsters today to cope with the often quite pernicious effect...
Regardless of your opinions about the Conservative party – and indeed Sayeeda Warsi in her various government roles – The Enemy Within is an important book because she...

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