Jacqui Whiteman

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WIRED Science on Twitter: "Just another of the most mind-blowing space photos of 2013 http://t.co/np1GiMNlzS http://t.co/MAitRSVmSh"

A bit of careers advice needed

The F Word: Facilitating or Felicitating?

What is it about the word ‘Facilitator’ that pushes people’s buttons? Some seem to love it. Some seem to hate it. I was somewhere in the middle, …

RT @truan_steve: Power of twitter= SLT agreed 2 use @TeacherToolkit 5m plan across school This is 1st draft of r version. comments plz http://t.co/n9TfNll3p5

The weekend mantra. Thevoiceuk parents and families listen up and recite together.... http://t.co/Q3LpNoCnuA

Martin Stephen: 'Ofsted says comprehensives are failing the most able but teaching bright children isn't rocket science'

In 2011, I was privileged to receive private sponsorship to research a book on how countries across the world educate their most able children. This …

Put a Smile on My Face

I posted this a few days ago, and it got an absolutely astonishing SEVENTY THOUSAND CLICKS. Unfortunately, we crashed the server. So only about 5k of you actually got through to vote. They're still 2k votes away from reaching their target, so please don't forget to vote!! You can vote here: http://bit.ly/ZYC1lF but please DON'T try now. We'll just crash it. Save the link, and vote tomorrow! You didn't listen, did you? Another one bites the dust. Don't forget to try later!

Project Based Learning: I did it my way - David Didau

I’ve finally managed to cobble together my first post since starting back in September. What with starting a new job, teaching A level for the first …

An Ethic of Excellence: Building a Culture of Craftsmanship with Students

Drawing from his own remarkable experience as a veteran classroom teacher (still in the classroom), Ron Berger gives us a vision of educational …

Work scrutiny - What's the point of marking books? - David Didau

Opportunity makes a thief. – Francis Bacon<p>I wrote recently about the differences between marking and feedback. In brief, and contrary to popular …

RT @MrBAyres: Keyword Takeaway! Inspired and stolen from @ChrisMoyse #ff #literacy http://t.co/ycTqCQCmoZ

RT @Lathom_Teaching: Our 5 minute lesson plan adapted from the original and brilliant @TeacherToolkit . INSET on this tomorrow http://t.co/…

12 Universal Skills You Need to Succeed at Anything

There are a lot of skills you don’t need. You can be happy and successful without knowing how to rebuild a car’s engine, program a web application, …

GCSE reforms revealed to be a result of Michael Gove's advanced policy generation software.

RT @NatEdTrust: David Weston on effective professional learning - excellent! http://t.co/AXlAUhtPOd

The largest and closest full Moon of 2013 will occur on June 23rd. It won't be this close again during a full Moon phase until August 2014. More info: http://bit.ly/13yHrEs

Now what could that last "F" have been referring to?

This is an SEM of a grain of pollen from Australia’s national flower, the Golden Wattle. Wattles bloom in the late winter and early spring, and are used in some perfumes. The bark of the tree is a source of tannin. More info: http://bit.ly/19ZvKu4 Photo credit: AMMRF

Science birthday cake, by patisseriejaja

Let's take a moment to say hooray for medical advances, shall we? This photograph shows Polish heart surgeon, Zbigniew Religa, after 23 hours long heart transplantation. The surgery was successful. His assistant is sleeping on the floor (1987). Today more than 5,000 heart transplants are performed around the world every year, and the surgery takes just 6 hours.

Have depression? Anxiety? Turns out, your grandparents childhood could be to blame. More information: http://bit.ly/14uVXhD

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

Learn to love to suspended ceilings.<p>Get your work celebrated amongst today's most innovative architecture and building-products.<p>Get valuable insights into building-product trends and the wider construction industry.<p>As you consider a vibrant cladding product for your next building, be inspired by …


Astounding Origami by Nguyen Hung Cuong | Colossal

<p>Paper artist Nguyễn Hùng Cường lives and works in Hanoi and folds many of his original, distinctly expressive origami works using a Vietnamese …

GCSEs: Gove pledges 'challenging' exam changes

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/education/985000/985610_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1518484199_e39c8db3fd5d6de76b5c1eb1272ae32a<p><b>An overhaul of GCSEs in England has been announced by Education Secretary Michael Gove to help pupils in England "compete with the best in the</b> …

Animal invisibility cloak makes cat and fish vanish http://bit.ly/14sw2ar Video: http://bit.ly/12fJMpH Scientists have shown off their latest "invisibility cloak" by making a pet goldfish and a small cat vanish from plain sight. The device is crude and unlikely to pass muster with the pupils of Hogwarts, but researchers said it marked a significant step forward in the science of the unseen.

Image by Diana Grigore via ScienceAlert. More from Diana: http://on.fb.me/16bvaGC

Physics cat just won't give us biologists a break.