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What OFSTED Say They Want

What OFSTED Say They Want | From Good to Outstanding | Scoop.it
A lot of teachers have been told that OFSTED will require them to stop teaching their classes and, instead, make children sit in groups knitting their own yoghurts, pausing only to be lectured on t...
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How The Memory Works In Learning

How The Memory Works In Learning | From Good to Outstanding | Scoop.it

Teachers are the caretakers of the development of students’ highest brain during the years of its most extensive changes. As such, they have the privilege and opportunity to influence the quality and quantity of neuronal and connective pathways so all children leave school with their brains optimized for future success.

 


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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 12 Fabulous Academic Search Engines | Teaching in the XXI century

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 12 Fabulous Academic Search Engines | Teaching in the XXI century | From Good to Outstanding | Scoop.it
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 12 Fabulous Academic Search Engines on Teaching in the XXI century curated by João Greno Brogueira (Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 12 Fabulous Academic Search Engines | @scoopit
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The Complete Guide To Twitter Hashtags For Education | Teaching and Learning with Teachers

The Complete Guide To Twitter Hashtags For Education | Teaching and Learning with Teachers | From Good to Outstanding | Scoop.it
The Complete Guide To Twitter Hashtags For Education (The Complete Guide To #Twitter Hashtags For #Education http://t.co/odwxUfIW … #edchat #globaled #socialmedia)... Mary Perfitt-Nelson's insight: The hashtag thing can change your twitter world!
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Stop Telling Your Students To "Pay attention!"

Stop Telling Your Students To "Pay attention!" | From Good to Outstanding | Scoop.it

First, stop expecting kids to pay attention. They don’t owe you anything. They’re only in school because it’s the law and their friends are there. There are two solution types. The first is a workaround. Here are some examples of short-term solutions for attention-building…


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Inquiry Based Learning: Innovations for Deeper Teaching and ...

Inquiry Based Learning: Innovations for Deeper Teaching and ... | From Good to Outstanding | Scoop.it
LEARN from Rick Mereki on Vimeo. The Essential Ingredients of a Quality Day of Learning: Ample time for hands-on, minds-on, hearts-on and senses-on doing. The International Baccalaureate® (IB) offers high quality ...
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15 Simple Conflict Resolution Tips For Educators: Staying Engaged | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning

15 Simple Conflict Resolution Tips For Educators:  Staying Engaged | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | From Good to Outstanding | Scoop.it
If you’re a young educator and want to have some conflict resolution tricks up your sleeve before you’re thrown into the ring, or you’re an experienced educator looking for some new ideas, we’ve lined up 15 techniques to help you win the fight.The...
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Ofsted 2012: Questioning to promote learning — From Good to Outstanding: Helping you to achieve outstanding and creative teaching and learning.

Ofsted 2012: Questioning to promote learning — From Good to Outstanding: Helping you to achieve outstanding and creative teaching and learning. | From Good to Outstanding | Scoop.it
Have you ever noticed that often, when someone is being interviewed, they say “That’s a good question.”? It’s usually when it’s a question they can’t answer quickly and easily. Indeed, “good” questions are ones that generally need thinking about.
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Top 29 Best Ways to Stay Creative in Life Inspirational | All Infographics

Top 29 Best Ways to Stay Creative in Life Inspirational | All Infographics | From Good to Outstanding | Scoop.it
Infographics on being creative in life and inspiration with top 29 ways to be creative on success and startup exploring and researching ideas and concept...

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Elisa Vivancos's comment, December 22, 2012 3:46 AM
http://allinfographics.org/top-29-best-ways-to-stay-creative-in-life-inspirational
Kathy Jordan's curator insight, February 10, 2013 11:27 AM

I need motivation to stay creative and this infographic by @all_infographic is a winner.

Ana Gea's curator insight, March 19, 2013 9:03 PM

Most importantly- Have fun & Finish something. 

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Headteacher Update | Features | Ofsted – an inspector's advice

RT @AfLPie: Definitely worth a read! a real #Ofsted inspector writes about inspecting.
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tracking progess within a lesson - PsychExchange.co.uk - Resources, Ideas, Inspiration - Free Psychology Teaching Resources & Videos

tracking progess within a lesson - PsychExchange.co.uk - Resources, Ideas, Inspiration - Free Psychology Teaching Resources & Videos | From Good to Outstanding | Scoop.it
Psychology teacher resource share site exchange (How do you tracking progress within a lesson - add your thoughts and ideas to the discussion #ukedchat #ofsted http://t.co/RcnI5FlO...)...
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Rethinking professional development

Rethinking professional development | From Good to Outstanding | Scoop.it

Creating an environment in which such bottom-up, teacher-led, The work of a teacher is both challenging and complex and requires high standards of professional competence and commitment. However, research shows that formal professional development may not be the optimum means by which such high standards of professional competence can be achieved. The principal reason for this is that traditional CPD tends to be based on one-off events1 that can often be a solitary activity and can seem remote from colleagues, students and classroom practice in general


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Kristin Walters's comment, October 4, 2012 5:26 AM
Thanks for bringing this to my attention, am in the midst of doing this in school now
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Beyond the Edge of the Curriculum Map

Beyond the Edge of the Curriculum Map | From Good to Outstanding | Scoop.it
In 2013, sandbox video games have changed gaming more than a little. Players can now define their own terms for success, and the evolution of certain gamification elements makes this more than a fant
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10 Ways To Honor Mistakes In The Learning Process | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning

10 Ways To Honor Mistakes In The Learning Process | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | From Good to Outstanding | Scoop.it
10 Ways To Honor Mistakes In The Learning ProcessMary Perfitt-Nelson's insight: Great way to view things!
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Donald Clark Plan B: Blogs: vastly underused teaching and learning tool | Education Focus

Donald Clark Plan B: Blogs: vastly underused teaching and learning tool | Education Focus | From Good to Outstanding | Scoop.it
"Blogs are a potent and vastly underused teaching and learning tool. The habit of regular writing as a method of reflection, synthesis, argument and reinforcement is suited to the learning process.
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Bloom's Taxonomy - Emerging Perspectives on Learning, Teaching and Technology | Social Networking Sites in the Classroom

Bloom's Taxonomy - Emerging Perspectives on Learning, Teaching and Technology | Social Networking Sites in the Classroom | From Good to Outstanding | Scoop.it
Bloom's Taxonomy - Emerging Perspectives on Learning, Teaching and Technology | @scoopit via @jackiegerstein http://t.co/pZp7awNX
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For Students, Why the Question is More Important Than the Answer

For Students, Why the Question is More Important Than the Answer | From Good to Outstanding | Scoop.it

In a traditional classroom, the teacher is the center of attention, the owner of knowledge and information. Teachers often ask questions of their students to gauge comprehension, but it’s a passive model that relies on students to absorb information they need to reproduce on tests.

What would happen if the roles were flipped and students asked the questions?


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Miloš Bajčetić's curator insight, July 30, 2013 3:34 AM

"The quest is for the question, not the answer."

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Student Engagement for Effective Teaching and Deep Learning

Student Engagement for Effective Teaching and Deep Learning | From Good to Outstanding | Scoop.it
In my recent transfer from a high SES school to a low SES school I have been able to witness first hand the implementation of enagement  theory and practice in order to improve student learning.
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Schools Improvement Net | Ofsted: teachers packing lessons with ‘bite-sized’ exercises

Schools Improvement Net | Ofsted: teachers packing lessons with ‘bite-sized’ exercises | From Good to Outstanding | Scoop.it
Schools Improvement News: Pupils risk suffering “death by a thousand worksheets” as poor-performing teachers attempt to fill their lessons with boring exercises, according to the head of Ofsted. This is from the Telegraph...
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Notes on the new Ofsted framework: how to be outstanding

Notes on the new Ofsted framework: how to be outstanding | From Good to Outstanding | Scoop.it
Ross Morrison McGill has been looking at the new Ofsted framework and what teachers need to be aware of before the inspector calls (RT @chrisscrivens1: “@TeacherToolkit: Notes on the new Ofsted framework: how to be outstanding
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Ofsted 2012 – Fact or Fiction?

Ofsted 2012 – Fact or Fiction? | From Good to Outstanding | Scoop.it
Have a go at this little Ofsted quiz, devised by Heather Leatt (Eden Education) and reproduced by kind permission of the author. True or false? Ofsted will no longer inspect outstanding schools. A ...
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The 50 Education Blogs You’re Reading | Edudemic

The 50 Education Blogs You’re Reading | Edudemic | From Good to Outstanding | Scoop.it

If you’re an RSS lover or want to cram your brain full of even more innovative insight, then there’s a few dozen blogs you should know about.


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Ofsted, Outstanding Teaching and the iPad « syded

Ofsted, Outstanding Teaching and the iPad « syded | From Good to Outstanding | Scoop.it
If OFSTED were to walk into a lesson tomorrow they would see the following: Prior to the lesson students would have viewed an 8-10 min screencast introducing the topic. This resource would have been produced and sent ...
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New school celebrates ‘outstanding’ Ofsted report - Education - Boston Standard

New school celebrates ‘outstanding’ Ofsted report - Education - Boston Standard | From Good to Outstanding | Scoop.it
DESPITE only having been open for just a year, a Boston independent school has succeeded in achieving an ‘outstanding’ Ofsted report.
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