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8 things they don’t tell you about PLNs (Twitterversary post)

Originally posted on ELT Rants, Reviews, and Reflections:
It was about three years ago I got involved with Twitter and connected with teachers (especially English teachers) around the world. It changed my life. In a 2012 post I detailed my…

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Educator network week #battt #ukedchat

One of my favourite sayings regarding CPD and training is this: “What if we spend time and money training this member of staff really well and they leave?” Response: “What if we don’t and they stay?” Every school, every workplace has … Continue reading

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Tweachers – My advice for starting out with #CupofTeaCPD Trilogy Part 2

Originally posted on Wats-Education – from the inside looking out.:
I am quite happy to accept that I wasn’t the first. But since I posted my blog on why Teachers should use twitter, it seems that everyone started sharing theirs…

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My problem with ability

Originally posted on Teaching: Leading Learning:
I’ve always had a big problem with grouping students by ability. The Sutton Trust EEF Toolkit shows that ability grouping, setting or streaming has a negative impact on student attainment. Ability grouping slows progress…

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Sports Day madness by @skychaserhigh79

Another cracking post from our resident guest-blogging head. Had your sports day or about to? This post is for you… Some statements here scarily realistic. Sports day rules. These are the rules for sports day, how to organise and how … Continue reading

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Cross-phase teaching & learning.

For our 50th blog post, we are very proud to have Mr R Davies (@davies_mr_r) write a guest post on his now area of expertise: teaching and learning year 2 & 3 in a small primary school. Trials and Tribulations … Continue reading

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Return of the tweet: guest post from @skychaserhigh79

Return of the tweet: guest post from @skychaserhigh79 Well, after a brief lapse, I have returned to Twitter…  What, no fanfare?  Granted I am not a prolific tweeter and, as I’ve mentioned before, am envious of those that can articulate … Continue reading

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