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The Pupil Pursuit

Innovation in teaching and learning is rife not only here in the UK but globally too, you only need to spend a week on twitter following the array of educational ‘chats’ to realise that.  But do school leaders, myself included, actually understand how this innovation impacts upon the day-to-day student experience? Leading whole school teaching and learning, … Continue reading

Bringing The Real World Into Learning – BETT 2015

I thought it prudent to set the scene ahead of my BETT talk and also provide a brief insight for the benefit of those people who cannot be there, without giving too much away for those that will be! I’ll be publishing a detailed blog on my BETT experience following the show, so please sign … Continue reading

Promoting Literacy using ICT

I’ve been experimenting with creative stratgeies to promote literacy within my lessons. I should point out that I’m not an English teacher, however, the promotion and reinforcement of literacy should be, in  my opinion a priority across the whole educational diet of every student at all ages.  Subject specific Key words/technical language/wordwalls aside, I’ve been … Continue reading

Contextualising Real World Learning – The Journey so far…

Question: In any classroom at any given point, can students link the skills they are learning to real life? Can they understand the relevance of the subject in a real life context? I know there’s a lot of pressure on students, staff, and parents alike, to achieve in the Governments ‘examination machine’ however, if any … Continue reading

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