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Author: RMG

Teacherhead-consulting in action

I’m pleased to say that teacherhead-consulting is now up and running.  If you are interested in the kind of support I can provide, here is a run down of some of the work I’ve done in the last two months. If you would like to contact me to discuss possible work, please use the contact … Continue reading...

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10 Blogs for Great Teaching

A blogger-friend told me recently that most of his top blogs have numbers in them: 10 ways to do this; 10 ideas for that; 7 tools for making life easy – that kind of thing.  Why?  I guess it’s because we want our online material to be easy to dip into; we want the complexity of … Continue reading...

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The National Baccalaureate for England is taking shape. @NatBaccTrust

Last week, the National Baccalaureate Trust board gathered at the Edge Foundation offices to push forward with our mission.  We’re due to update our website very soon but already natbacctrust.org provides lots of useful information.  In particular, this is useful background http://www.natbacctrust.org/about-the-nbfe/  Scroll down to read our FAQs and follow some of the links for further information. At … Continue reading...

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Sweet Algebra. A model.

I’ve spent the last two years teaching maths – to Year & and Year 10.  Finding a good model to help students grabble with algebra has often been a sticking point, especially once we started performing operations on letters; for some students this level of abstraction is incredibly difficult.   The idea that a letter … Continue reading...

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Didau’s Taxonomy

Taxonomy is the science of classification. As such it’s useful for ordering items within a domain into different categories. Contrary to popular understanding, a taxonomy is not a system for developing hierarchies. In education, the word ‘taxonomy’ is most closely associated with the prefix, ‘Bloom’s’. As every teacher knows, Bloom’s Taxonomy is a triangle with ‘knowledge’ The post Didau’s Taxonomy appeared first on David Didau: The Learning Spy. Didau’s...

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