Occasional commentary on education, technology, culture and stuff.
Change is coming to Scotland's education system, not only in the new curriculum but also in the context in which we as a nation are developing our identity and place in the world. #edutalk
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A response to the outcomes of the SELMAS conference this week, identifying the things that were not said and calling for a more radical approach to reform than the current conservative mindset. #glow #edutalk #selm4s13
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Prompted by a conversation with a former pupil, this boo considers what can be done to promote an ethos of ownership of learning? Some students just sort it out for themselves. What about the rest? #edutalk
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How do teachers tackle a student's claim of, "I can't do this"? Often what is presented is not the problem but with skill and patience, the skilled teacher can overcome this obstacle to learning. #edutalk
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Is the impact of a teacher merely that which can be measured, or is it something far more valuable? Can the true impact of a teacher truly be measured in any meaningful way? #edutalk #sltchat #performance #impact
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A reflection on a parallel between good business and good teaching: customer-centred service and pupil-centred planning. #edutalk
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From October 2017, this is the new home for some of my podcasts that I formerly published on AudioBoom. It inlcudes a selection of podcast episodes from 2011 to 2017 and all new episodes.