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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...
Guest reviewer Harry Fletcher-Wood shares his top picks from the blogosphere this week.   Assessment objectives: an Ofqual concern for Ofqual people; there is nothing for you here!...
Pupil labels can be useful. They attract funding, define strategies, and promote a sense of doing the right thing for those who are disadvantaged. But labels are also...
I’m assuming that some people are happy that Article 50 has been signed, although I’m doing my best to avoid them. Perhaps they are the same people who...
Reviewing Mind Their Hearts is a challenge, because it incorporates two different books, demanding two different reviews, or reviewers. Promising to articulate how our education system can “be...

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