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Curriculum for Excellence and Community Learning & Development

This short film produced by the North Alliance explains the background to the Curriculum for Excellence and how it links to Community Learning and Developmen...
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Teacher beliefs and curriculum development

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It has been a busy couple of months and the blog has not seen any input from me for some time. Time to remedy this! Since September, I have been involved in two writing projects – a forthcoming boo...
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Work scrutiny – What’s the point of marking books? « The Learning Spy

Work scrutiny – What’s the point of marking books? « The Learning Spy | scotsEDUCATION | Scoop.it
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Formative Assessment: Why, What, and Whether

Formative Assessment: Why, What, and Whether | scotsEDUCATION | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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Behaviour Management: A Bill Rogers Top 10

Behaviour Management: A Bill Rogers Top 10 | scotsEDUCATION | Scoop.it
Behaviour Management Strategies from Bill Rogers Without doubt the greatest personal challenge I’ve faced as a teacher was moving from the Sixth Form college in Wigan where I started teaching...
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This much I know about…teaching disengaged 15 year old boys

This much I know about…teaching disengaged 15 year old boys | scotsEDUCATION | Scoop.it
I have been a teacher of English for 24 years and this much I know about teaching disengaged 15 year old boys (most, if not all, of which will be obvious). Eighteen months ago we withdrew 14 C/D bo...
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When tablet turns teacher - FT.com

When tablet turns teacher - FT.com | scotsEDUCATION | Scoop.it
A couple of years ago, I took an iPad home for the first time. It was a humbling experience. Within minutes, my two young daughters had seized on the device, and were handling it with far more dexterity than me.
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Free Documentaries Online | Documentary Heaven

DocumentaryHeaven is a site filled with thousands of free online documentaries just waiting to be seen. So come on in!
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SOLO Stations

SOLO Stations | scotsEDUCATION | 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 th...
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8 Great Ways to Use White Boards in the Classroom!

8 Great Ways to Use White Boards in the Classroom! | scotsEDUCATION | Scoop.it

Using small white boards in your teaching is a great strategy. They can be used in any subject area, and they are great for teaching a World Language. For some reason students think that everything is more fun if you do it on a white board! When my students do the activities below, they are always very engaged.

 

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How Teachers Make Cell Phones Work in the Classroom

How Teachers Make Cell Phones Work in the Classroom | scotsEDUCATION | Scoop.it
In the most ideal class settings, mobile devices disappear into the background, like markers and whiteboards, pencil and paper – not because they’re not being used, but because they’re simply tools.
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100 Ways To Use Twitter In Education, By Degree Of Difficulty | Edudemic

100 Ways To Use Twitter In Education, By Degree Of Difficulty | Edudemic | scotsEDUCATION | Scoop.it

Twitter may have started off as a fun social media site for keeping up with friends and sharing updates about daily life, but it’s become much more than that for many users over the past few years as the site has evolved and grown.

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Stop ignoring good behaviour!

Stop ignoring good behaviour! | scotsEDUCATION | Scoop.it

If your school focusses on sorting the bad behaviour of the minority you risk failing the majority

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The Newspaper Clipping Image Generator - Create your own fun newspaper

The Newspaper Clipping Image Generator - Create your own fun newspaper | scotsEDUCATION | Scoop.it
Make a newspaper clipping with your own headline and story. In example to surprise friends and coworkers, send a birthday greeting or to give your next blog entry a special look.
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More pedagogic change in 10 years than last 1000 years: Donald Clark at TEDxGlasgow

Search, links, media sharing, social media, Wikipedia, games, open source etc. are ground breaking shifts in the way we learn, says Donald Clark. Unfortunate...
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Why classroom teachers need to step up to the plate | Herald Scotland

Why classroom teachers need to step up to the plate | Herald Scotland | scotsEDUCATION | Scoop.it
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The Future of Learning, Networked Society - Ericsson

Learn more at http://www.ericsson.com/networkedsociety Can ICT redefine the way we learn in the Networked Society? Technology has enabled us to interact, inn...
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Big History theories pose latest challenge to traditional curriculum

Big History theories pose latest challenge to traditional curriculum | scotsEDUCATION | Scoop.it
Maverick academic's 'Big History' – which is backed by Bill Gates – is subject of new documentary...
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Mind Map on Prezi

This Prezi is brought to you by NGfL Cymru and it is a lovely mind map to help students understand and revise the Kinetic Theory at GSCE level!
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How do I manage thee? Let me count the ways

Why the behaviour management approach you use needs to work for you; and sometimes, for you alone.
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