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Screenr - JOHNSAYERS: Question Matrix for a picture, Hackasaurus, Thinglink and Socrative with a wordle. #ukedchat For thursday night.

Screenr - JOHNSAYERS: Question Matrix for a picture, Hackasaurus, Thinglink and Socrative with a wordle. #ukedchat For thursday night. | Literacy in Secondary Education | Scoop.it
Screenr | Instant screencasts: Just click record. Screenr’s web-based screen recorder makes it a breeze to create and share your screencasts around the web. Just click the record button, capture your screen & voice, and share the link.
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My Learning Journey: Engaging students with texts

My Learning Journey: Engaging students with texts | Literacy in Secondary Education | Scoop.it
Engaging students in reading.
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Some excellent ideas explained including: how to select engaging texts; using reading age filter in Google; differentiating texts; and many, many more.
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365 days in my shoes Day 107

365 days in my shoes Day 107 | Literacy in Secondary Education | Scoop.it
Five a week English As mentioned before, we have created a five a week plan for maths and English. We are using the writing progression document created by Pie Corbett as our five a week English pl...
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This much I know about...teaching disengaged 15 year old boys how to write

This much I know about...teaching disengaged 15 year old boys how to write | Literacy in Secondary Education | Scoop.it
I have been a teacher of English for 24 years and this much I know about teaching disengaged 15 year old boys how to write. NB! For what follows to make sense you really need to read this blog firs...
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Screenr - JOHNSAYERS: Question Matrix for a picture, Hackasaurus, Thinglink and Socrative with a wordle. #ukedchat For thursday night.

Screenr - JOHNSAYERS: Question Matrix for a picture, Hackasaurus, Thinglink and Socrative with a wordle. #ukedchat For thursday night. | Literacy in Secondary Education | Scoop.it
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365 days in my shoes Day 5

365 days in my shoes Day 5 | Literacy in Secondary Education | Scoop.it
Developing a Whole School Approach to Improving Writing Yesterday I posted a poem inspired by Pie Corbett’s If Only. If only we had used his approaches to developing writing years ago!!! Pie has de...
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Alex Battison

Exam success. Memorising, marginal gains and learning.
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Blog 2: more theory

Blog 2: more theory | Literacy in Secondary Education | Scoop.it
‘….I’m a little bit weak .... because some things’re like in my head yeah but I can’t like express it out like, write…like I know that it’s right yeah but I can’t like write it in sentences.... lik...
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The need for appropriate scaffolding and teacher lead direction to develop language.
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Learning from my mistakes: an English teacher's blog

Learning from my mistakes: an English teacher's blog | Literacy in Secondary Education | Scoop.it
A great blog which explains the many complexities of reading.
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Inclusive Questioning

Inclusive Questioning | Literacy in Secondary Education | Scoop.it
I today read an excellent blog by @headguruteacher on differentiation, which defined it as a key aspect of great lessons - see here. I was most interested in the role of inclusive questioning in co...
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The librarian of the year on how we can make a difference for reluctant young readers - SecEd

The recently crowned School Librarian of the Year, Adam Lancaster, looks at how technology can help make a difference for struggling young readers.
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Shared Writing: Modelling Mastery

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If the path of repeated deliberate practice makes something like perfect, then imitating good models of writing provides solid foundations for the pursuit of writing excellence. 'Shared writing' is...
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My Learning Journey: Creating a culture of Critique

My Learning Journey: Creating a culture of Critique | Literacy in Secondary Education | Scoop.it
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Reflections on critique!
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theplenary

A review of ideas and experiments from my classroom
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A great blog that explores a strategy you can use to develop the level of sophistication of students' writing.
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Bespoke Wallpaper for PE

Bespoke Wallpaper for PE | Literacy in Secondary Education | Scoop.it
“This wallpaper is dreadful, one of us will have to go.” (Oscar Wilde) The term ‘Key Words’ is nothing new to any school, any teacher or anyone involved in education…immediately it will ignite a vi...
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Shared Writing: Modelling Mastery

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If the path of repeated deliberate practice makes something like perfect, then imitating good models of writing provides solid foundations for the pursuit of writing excellence. 'Shared writing' is...
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Organise Your Online Reading

Screencast by Jon Tait showing how both the Pocket app & Twitter lists can organise your online reading more effectively.
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David Fawcett T+L Critique Presentation

David Fawcett T+L Critique Presentation | Literacy in Secondary Education | Scoop.it
A 'Teachmeet' style morning briefing presentation looking at Critique and its use in the classroom.
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#literacychat 11th March 2013 (with images, tweets) · JennySarahJones

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Key questions discussed: how to promote reading across the curriculum and creating a culture of library use.
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This much I know about...teaching disengaged 15 year old boys how to write

This much I know about...teaching disengaged 15 year old boys how to write | Literacy in Secondary Education | Scoop.it
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The 30 Best Places To Be If You Love Books

The 30 Best Places To Be If You Love Books | Literacy in Secondary Education | Scoop.it
Mark Twain said, "In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them." Mark Twain...
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12 writing and literacy competitions to inspire your students - SecEd

There are a wide range of websites, competitions and initiatives aimed at helping to develop literacy and writing skills. Teacher Isobel Durrant looks at some of what's out there.
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