Tagged: Knowledge

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Knowledge organisers- more clarity than learning objectives and great for building retention

The inspiration for this post came from an article on Joe Kirby’s blog, Pragmatic Reform called Knowledge Organisers. I have huge admiration for what Joe and his colleagues are achieving at Michaela Community School by challenging just about every status quo in teaching and learning. They are at the forefront of developing high-impact, sustainable-workload teaching strategies informed by cognitive science research...

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Reignite the fire

Teaching is a hard job. It’s quite easy to become disheartened sometimes. I think the best advice someone gave me once was “Look after yourself. Make sure you get enough rest. Be nice to your mind and your body. Be nicer to yourself than you think you should be”. If you are looking for some thought-provoking quotes to keep things in...