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Speed dating takes sharing good practice to a new level

 Good practice

Last week the staff at Upton shared their good practice through the medium of speed dating. Thanks to the excellent PowerPoint provided by the teacher tool kit ( 5,002 more words


R4L: Research for Learning

In recent years we have seen an unprecedented rise in our understanding of what works best in classrooms. Based on extensive worldwide research, teachers now have the information they need to understand which classroom interventions have the best ‘effect’… 172 more words


UK National College for Teaching & Leadership

Having endured some recent turbulence, the UK’s National College for Teaching and Leadership is a useful resource for following trends and developments in UK schools. There is a concentration on supportive approaches to collegiality and the sharing of expertise. 53 more words


Learning to teach statistics, in a MOOC

I am participating in a MOOC, Teaching statistics through data investigations. A MOOC is a fancy name for an online, free, correspondence course.  The letters stand for Massive Open Online Course. 913 more words


Students on the Boundary

Subtitle: In which, for the second post in a row, I use a lazy, unfunny pun to combat my complete inability to create creative titles. 1,581 more words

Women's History Month Profile: Megumi Kanda

March feature! Each week I will profile a different woman or women in music who are particular heroes or inspiration for me.

This week, please welcome to the stage… 254 more words


When you feel frustrated about students not following directions...

or reading the syllabus, or whatever…

or your colleagues not either…

read the wise words of Ms Mentor