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Remixing great lessons: Challenge

By T & L 4 Comments

Great lessons have key characteristics. Many edu-bloggers have discussed the characteristics of great lessons but for me, the one person that nails it is as discussed in my introductory post to this series is Tom Sherrington. In his series he discusses the topic in some detail across ten posts. In my series I will…

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Remixing great lessons – an introduction

By T & L 7 Comments

Great lessons have key characteristics. Many edu-bloggers have discussed this but for me, the one that nails it is Tom Sherrington where he discusses the topic in some detail in his ‘Great Lessons‘ series on his brilliant blog. He breaks these down in to ten key areas: Probing (questioning) Rigour (pitch and tone of…

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5 reasons I love teaching

By Nurture 4 Comments

1. No two days, classes, students, are the same. It goes in many ways to what Coe said in his recent report: “Ultimately, the definition of effective teaching is that which results in the best possible student outcomes. There is currently no guaranteed recipe for achieving this: no specifiable combination…

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What makes a quality tutor?

By T & L 9 Comments

My school experience was somewhat different to most. Attending a select boys school meant that things were all a bit traditional. Teachers desks were literally on pedestals and we were to be seen but not heard. I really do struggle to remember who my tutors were now when I was…

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Get in line!

By T & L 3 Comments

Forgive me for the non-sexy post, but sometimes, routines are just really important. Sorry too as the title to this post could be more explicit, but it strikes me that as teachers it’s really important that we ensure that we’re giving a students considerable support and focus in our lessons….

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