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CamSTAR: Research as CPD: CPD as Research

CamSTAR: Research as CPD: CPD as Research | School ideas to share | Scoop.it
One of the key things that first attracted me to KEGS was the concept of the 'research-engaged learning community'.  Although it has been articulated and organised in different ways over the years,...
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This Middle School Football Team Went Behind Their Coaches' Backs To Do Something Incredible (Video) | Elite Daily

This Middle School Football Team Went Behind Their Coaches' Backs To Do Something Incredible (Video) | Elite Daily | School ideas to share | Scoop.it
While the NFL is dealing with the issue of bullying in the Miami Dolphins locker room, a middle school football team in Michigan has a deeper understanding of the game that pros may never accomplish.
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Educating the Student Body: Taking Physical Activity and Physical Education to School

Educating the Student Body:  Taking Physical Activity and Physical Education to School | School ideas to share | Scoop.it
Physical inactivity is a key determinant of health across the lifespan. A lack of activity increases the risk of heart disease, colon and breast cancer, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, osteoporosis, anxiety and depression and others diseases.
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#5MinPlan series

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Only have 5 minutes? The 5 Minute Lesson Plan by @TeacherToolkit The 5 Minute Assembly Plan by @TeacherToolkit The 5 Minute Interview Plan by @TeacherToolkit The 5 Minute Lesson Evaluation by @IanM...
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Hattie & Yates: Visible Learning & the Science of How We Learn

Hattie & Yates: Visible Learning & the Science of How We Learn | School ideas to share | Scoop.it
This brief review of John Hattie and Gregory Yates' Visible Learning & the Science of How we Learn is written from the multiple perspectives of a science teacher, IB MYP Coordinator and MA stud...
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Candy crush saga brings independent learning and increased participation in KS4 Aerobics

Candy crush saga brings independent learning and increased participation in KS4 Aerobics | School ideas to share | Scoop.it
So....after a constant fight against the drop in girls participation it was time to hit it head on and challenge them with what matters most. There is only one thing that matters for year 11 girls....
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Motivating Students Using 'Gallery Critique' #Blogsync — huntingenglish.wordpress.com — Readability

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SOLO Stations

SOLO Stations | School ideas to share | Scoop.it
There seems to an awful lot of excellent posts written about SOLO Taxonomy at the moment, which is obviously absolutely fantastic .....I just thought I'd best write one to keep up with the very hig...
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Constructing learning SO THAT it is meaningful and purposeful

Constructing learning SO THAT it is meaningful and purposeful | School ideas to share | Scoop.it
Finding ways to make the complexities of learning concrete and clear to learners is a challenge. Ensuring how we design learning that is both purposeful and meaningful is one thing. Deciding just h...
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Managing workload and organisation - how I do it

Managing workload and organisation - how I do it | School ideas to share | Scoop.it
Let me start by saying that I'm not holding myself up as a model of best practice here - there are plenty of areas that I need to improve on! However, I have picked up tips and tricks from lots of ...
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friEdTechnology: What's the Difference Between Doing Projects and Project Based Learning?

friEdTechnology: What's the Difference Between Doing Projects and Project Based Learning? | School ideas to share | Scoop.it
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Improving Teaching Not Simply Measuring It

Improving Teaching Not Simply Measuring It | School ideas to share | Scoop.it
This is a post largely based on an article written for SecEd and published on 2nd May 2013.  I've added in a few more twitter suggestions to the the final "prayer" part (with thanks to Ross at @Tea...
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#hackthecurriculum

#hackthecurriculum | School ideas to share | Scoop.it
A project based curriculum which embraces principles and ideas of community involvement, sustainability, equity, technology and engagement. Looking at new ways to innovate and to hack the curricu...
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Professional Development at my academy - No Lesson grades EVER!

Professional Development at my academy - No Lesson grades EVER! | School ideas to share | Scoop.it
So here goes. This is my first ever blog post on my first blog and may be my last as I’m not sure how often I will get the time to do this. I have tweeted many times about how much I dislike graded...
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Agility- The teaching toolkit

Teaching and Learning tips, strategies and activities to help with any type of lesson or teacher. Mr Ali @ASTsupportaali Bulmershe Toolkit
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50 Strategies for Differentiation

50 Strategies for Differentiation | School ideas to share | Scoop.it
50 Strategies for Differentiation from the amazing teachers at Greenford High School shared at Teaching and Learning Takeover at Southampton University 19th November 2013 Get the basics right: CONS...
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World Class PE

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Welcome to the third issue of the fortnightly publication of top tips from the global staffroom. The third issue of 'World Class PE' will...
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Beyond 'Constructivism versus Direct Instruction' - HuntingEnglish

Beyond 'Constructivism versus Direct Instruction' - HuntingEnglish | School ideas to share | Scoop.it
This morning I read an excellent blog post by Martin Robinson (@SurrealAnarchy), writer of ‘Trivium 21c‘ – see here. I was particularly struck by...
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Using Sport as a Vehicle to Raise Achievement

Using Sport as a Vehicle to Raise Achievement | School ideas to share | Scoop.it
With memories of London 2012 inspiring young people to take up sport and physical activity across the globe, the challenge for schools and local sports clubs is how to help create the Olympic legac...
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Targeting Visible Progress

Targeting Visible Progress | School ideas to share | Scoop.it
Last weekend (18/5/13) I was lucky enough be able to attend and present at the hugely popular Pedagoo Sunshine event at Joseph Swan Academy in Gateshead. As well as presenting tips and tricks to ot...
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Developing a growth mindset

Developing a growth mindset | School ideas to share | Scoop.it
I've decided to use the spring break as an opportunity to catch up on some long overdue reading - starting with 'Mindset' by Carol Dweck.  The theory explored in this book is that there are two typ...
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Dan Pink: How Teachers Can Sell Love of Learning to Students

Dan Pink: How Teachers Can Sell Love of Learning to Students | School ideas to share | Scoop.it
Erin Scott By Jennie Rose In his new book To Sell is Human, author Daniel Pink reports that education is one of the fastest growing job categories in th
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Why study mathematics? To get a job.

Why study mathematics?  To get a job. | School ideas to share | Scoop.it
There will never be a just social order until philosophers are kings, or kings become philosophers.  To become a philosopher ones soul must be drawn from the changing, to the real.  This is done th...
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