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A beginner’s guide to: Professor Barak Rosenshine

Best known for: Rosenshine's research has contributed significantly to understanding the effectiveness of various instructional methods, which culminated in his identification of 10 principles of effective instruction. Quick facts: Born: 1930, Chicago, Illinois Deceased: May 2017, Urbana, Illinois Nationality: American Where did he w...
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A beginner's guide to Professor John Hattie

Don't miss Professor @john_hattie of #VisibleLearning fame during a webinar entitled 'Collective Efficacy or Individual Ineffectiveness - part of the #sparkingconversations series with #BTSSparkUS and #BTSSparkCARegistration will allow access to the recording if you're in the UK and it's past your bedtime ☺  https://btsspark.info/johnhattie&nb...
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Can school leaders rely on Kotter's change management model?

A few weeks ago I wrote about the need for school leaders to be appropriately critical of educational and management gurus. One such guru is John Kotter, whose name is often found on lists of the world's leading management thinkers. But Kotter's influence is not just limited to business – last month, leading educationalist Andy ...
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Guest — Lilian Joy
We used Kotter to guide our change programme for shifting digital accessibility at the University of York and we feel it has been ... Read More
Sunday, 21 August 2022 12:41
Guest — Samantha
There is a big chance that the Kotter’s method will work depend on how it is being implemented.
Thursday, 28 November 2019 21:22
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The pride, the workload and toilet breaks: my life after teaching

It feels like barely a month goes by without seeing another blog or report about teachers are walking away from the profession and the recruitment and retention crisis. I'm not judging: I was one of them. After four years at the front of a classroom, I put away my interactive whiteboard pen for the last time and went back to journalism. It's been a...
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6 scientifically proven work-life balance tips for teachers

Teaching naturally attracts conscientious people. That's not to say that teachers are saints, but they often have a tendency to put others' needs before their own. And when you are caught up in the daily bustle of school and home life, it is easy to get overwhelmed. The enormous workload of the job is also a factor. The latest government survey [pd...
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Guest — Aniyah Berger
Love this! Thank you for sharing!
Thursday, 11 February 2021 21:09
Guest — Nathalie Argueles
Is this a blog series? If not, it should be. I would love to read the next installment on this subject.
Tuesday, 29 October 2019 03:45
John Socha
I saw the title, then eagerly read through the list. These weren't just tips but 'scientifically proven', so what's not to like. ... Read More
Wednesday, 13 September 2017 17:59
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