Educational Reader’s Digest | Friday 14th July – Friday 21st July

Educational Reader's Digest

Educational Reader’s Digest

Friday 14th July – Friday 21st July

Leadership and management

1. Towards an assessment paradigm shift, by Tom Sherrington

2. We need to ditch Progress 8, by Tom Sherrington

3. A glossary of education (vol. 3), by James Theobald

4. Schools need to address this last acceptable form of racism, by Ellie Mulcahy

5. A short note on ‘toxic whinging’, by Emma Kell

6. Minutes (3), by Tom Starkey

7. How schools can develop a strong curriculum, by Cath Murray

8. Playing Russian roulette with your career, by Stephen Tierney

9. Workload: solutions, part 1, by Pritesh Raichura

10. Judging teachers on appearance when it comes to leadership, by Julie McDonald

Teaching, learning and assessment

1. Beware the gimmicks of July, by Kate McCabe

2. Engelmann (and John Stuart Mill) revisited, by Gethyn Jones

3. My thoughts on everything – updated 2017, by Chris Curtis

4. Don’t sell students short: on teaching challenging content, by Scott Davies

5. Not all reading is equal, by Anthony Radice

6. Applying the direct instruction model, by Anthony Radice

7. Creating a new professional paradigm, by Anthony Radice

8. Group work issues, by Stephen Cavadino

9. Marking for ‘literacy’ – problems with ‘codes’, by James Durran

10. Writing a scheme of work, by Freya Odell

11. Displays set the tone, by Freya Odell

12. Coherent curriculum, by Toby French

13. No more Wonderland: six impossible things – part 2, by Claire Stoneman

14. Why I love… Writing blogs, by Susan Strachan

15. 20 ways to widen the ‘gap’ in your classroom, by Dawn Cox

16. Dual-coding, cognitive load, and using diagrams in explanations, by Thomas James

17. Beware the nuance trap, by David Didau

18. If not knowledge, what?, by David Didau

19. Why I don’t think emojis should be studied in school, by David Didau

20. Judging progress to GCSE English, by Chris Wheadon

21. The value of simplicity in the classroom, by Blake Harvard

22. On why we need to stop feeding the data monster, by Rebecca Foster

23. We can'(t) be heroes, by Ben Newmark

24. Niches and knowledge, by Adam Boxer

25. Who is doing what in the classroom?, by James Durran

26. Still not convinced about differentiation, by John Kenny

27. Teachers as active researchers, by Daryn Simon

28. Building independence, by Mark Enser

29. Planning learning – a line in the sand, by Mark Enser

30. I tried that and it didn’t work…, by Diane Murphy

31. In teaching, what works?, by Tim Cain

32. What is the most useless problem solving strategy?, by Greg Ashman

33. My journey from mayhem to morphology, by Holly Shapiro

34. What a teacher really means…, by Amjad Ali

35. More of the same, dept., by Barry Garelick

Personal development, behaviour and welfare

1. Behaviour: the system, the whole system and nothing by the system, by Rosalind Walker

2. Forging good relationships, by Rufus William

EYFS and primary

1. Shared understanding is vital to writing, by Tarjinder Gill


Happy reading –


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