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T-Levels

T Levels are new courses coming in September 2020, which will follow GCSEs and will be equivalent to 3 A Levels. These 2-year courses have been developed in collaboration with employers and businesses so that the content meets the needs of industry and prepares students for work. T Levels will offer students a mixture of… Continue reading T-Levels

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Teaching and Learning Theories

Behaviourism Helpful in understanding and influencing what students do. Constructivism Helpful in understanding and influencing what students are thinking and how students construct or create knowledge out of experiences. Humanism Cognitivism References : Bruner, J. (1996). The culture of education. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Dewey, J. (1938/1998). How we think. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Courses.Lumenlearning.com (2019).… Continue reading Teaching and Learning Theories

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Teaching and Learning Book Reviews

In this blog, I will review books that I have read and have helped me develop myself as an educator. 'When Adults Change, Everything Changes' tops the chart for me. This book made me question how I deal with behaviour in class. Paul has covered all areas of behaviour and I like the way he rounds… Continue reading Teaching and Learning Book Reviews

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Stretch and Challenge – Research project (January 2019 – May 2019)

I was asked by a colleague to take part in a research project aiming at 'Stretch and Challenge'. I have heard this term a lot and was one of my development point in the lesson observation. I agreed to take part in the research as I thought it will help develop my practise. 'Differentiation' is… Continue reading Stretch and Challenge – Research project (January 2019 – May 2019)

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Design Thinking in classroom

I came across the concept of Design Thinking recently, when I had to take students to CISCO for 'Grey meets Green' workshop. I noticed how engaged students were throughout the workshop and by the end of the day had created a wonderful prototype of the business model they were asked to. Did a bit of… Continue reading Design Thinking in classroom