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Agility-Teaching Toolkit: Marking Medley

Whatever your school's marking policy is and whatever the expectation you have on you, this post contains a selection of marking and feedback related …

10 Tips for Tweeting Teachers

Reading Time: 9 minutes<p>After several years of tweeting, it’s about time I published my own <b>Tips for Tweeting Teachers.</b><p><b>10 Tips for Tweeting …

The Best Thing To Ever Happen To Google Drive For Teachers

<b>The Best Thing To Ever Happen To Google Drive For Teachers</b><p>First came cloud-based word processing in the form of Google Docs.<p>With cloud-based word …

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Catch CEO Mike Williams Talking Productivity on July 23 (Free!)

The round table has already happened but you can listen to the play back by going clicking here.<p>Join our David Allen Company CEO, Mike Williams; Time …

There is no such thing as an Outstanding (one-off) lesson! #GrimReaper

Reading Time: 6 minutes<p>Ofsted are frequently asked a number of questions about school inspection. The information presented, offers a very useful …

11 TED Talks with Smart Work Advice

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Teaching for independence: thinking, memory & mastery - David Didau

Truth gains more even by the errors of one who, with due study and preparation, thinks for himself, than by the true opinions of those who only hold …

Pedagogy

10 reasons to love #homework by @TeacherToolkit | TeacherToolkit

Reading Time: 5 minutes<p>As part of my push to drive the standards of homework <i>setting and getting</i> in my own classroom, I thought I would share <b>Ten (10)</b> …

Tomato extract relieves damaged arteries, finds Cambridge study

A substance found in tomatoes relieves impairment of blood vessels, which may explain why people who eat a Mediterranean diet have a notably reduced incidence of cardiovascular disease, according to a study.<p>A supplement of lycopene, a powerful antioxidant which is 10 times more potent than vitamin …

Could World Cup football be played on other planets?

In his address to the Fifa Congress the day before the Brazil World Cup kicks off, Fifa president Sepp Blatter said: “We shall wonder if one day our game is played on another planet? Why not? Then we will have not only a World Cup we will have inter-planetary competitions. Why not?”<p>Why not? Let me …

Spacewatch: Rosetta's comet springs to life

The European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft, which awoke in January from 31 months of hibernation, sighted its target, Comet Churyumov–Gerasimenko, in March and soon glimpsed signs that the comet, too, is reawakening as it plunges closer to the Sun.<p>By May, the comet's icy nucleus, only some 4km …

Assessment Without Levels – An Opportunity for Growth

When the Government announced that KS3 levels were going to be scrapped, the reaction was mostly one of relief. Many people agreed that levels had …

Pedagogy

Everything Indexed @TeacherToolkit | TeacherToolkit

Reading Time: 14 minutes<p>I’ve been blogging since 2000, but from an educational context, I published my first blog on teaching here in October 2010 …

50 forward

Reading Time: 5 minutes<p>In March 2014, after a coaching and mentoring session, I posted 30 simple questions for the teacher, middle leader and senior …

AQA GCSE Triple biology mind maps

An excellent revision tool! I use this with top set triple and core/add biology classes. Suitable for new spec AQA. Mind map for B1, B2 & B3 triple …