Educational Reader’s Digest | Friday 9th March – Friday 16th March

Educational Reader's Digest

Educational Reader’s Digest

Friday 9th March – Friday 16th March

University: Probably the Worst Time of My Life, by Matthew Pinkett

‘So firstly, why was it so crap?’

Why I love… Rethinking Literacy, by Susan Strachan

‘First, address the name.’

Isn’t ‘An Inspector Calls’ so pretty?, by Chris Curtis

‘But, why does Priestley use the word ‘pretty’ several times in the play?’

5 Evidenced Based Papers All Teachers Should Read, by John Tierney

‘The title is a statement; arguably it should be more of a question.’

Oven-ready, hello fresh or just eat? What’s the beef about pre-planned lessons?, by Clare Sealy

‘Now you may argue, if you had to do all that tweaking, what on earth is the point?’

What’s normal in a school is what matters, by Andrew Old

‘What matters is the default.’

What OFSTED still needs to do, by Andrew Old

‘But is there more that needs to be done?’

Uncertainty, by Greg Ashman

‘Uncertainty stalks scientists like a black dog on the moors.’

A ‘Mastery-light’ Subject Curriculum Model, by Andy Tharby

‘Other subjects have a horizontal structure.’

The shame of school shaming, by Mark Lehain

‘Running a school is darned hard to get right.’

School Leaders, Crisis Management and Putting Out Fires – what can be done?, by Gary Jones

‘Are you working in an organisation where ‘fire-fighting’ has become the norm?’

The ‘reading gap’ between primary and secondary school, by Alex Quigley

‘We know that the ‘academic code’ of school is complex and sophisticated.’

The problem with pleasing parents, by Alex Quigley

‘Perhaps many of these issues are a matter of communication.’

Working with trainees: my favourite action step – extending ‘Brighten Lines’ into a comprehensive routine, by Lee Donaghy

‘I have seen this routine used incredibly effectively.’

Litteranguage – Part 3, by Nick Wells

‘In this post, we’ll explore how well it gauges the “progress” which individuals or cohorts of students have made between Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 4.’



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