Blog of the Week
Nick explains how we can articulate curriculum design by using the classic features of stories to frame our curriculums.
In this blog I explain how we have changed the nature of our teacher inquiry questions this year in order to have a greater and more direct impact on department improvement and professional development.
Research School Blog
Ben gives us a brief look into how teachers’ perceptions of their questioning ability impacts on their capacity to improve their questioning
Other Useful Links
- Ro O’Reilly via HISP Research School, shares some of the wider strategies they have been implementing at Willowdown Primary and Nursery – Effective Learning Behaviours in the Early Years
- Inner Drive explore how retrieval practice fits with the Early Years Foundation Stage in this blog – The benefits of retrieval practice in early years foundation stage.
- Andy Atherton shared a great resource for anyone looking to tidy up their whole class feedback.
- On the TES website this week was an article providing insights from two neuroscientists – Why explicit instruction matters, according to neuroscience
- Professor Kirschner follows up the release of the YouTube talk shared last year with this blog – DIY professional development for teachers and other learning professionals.
- Alex Quigley has another ace vocabulary blog for us – The Problem with Teaching Sophisticated Vocabulary