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Assessment can be dangerous…..

Professor Stephen Ball hung his head in despair at the end of his answer to the final question after his Robert Owen Centre lecture on Tuesday night (23/02/2016). I don’t really think anyone was all that surprised. His talk, which … Continue reading

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SERA conference 2014: a study of the provenances and processes in learning rounds

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References from SERA talk

  City, E.A., Elmore, R.F., Fiarman, S.E, and Teitel, L. (2009) Instructional   Rounds in Education; a network approach to improving teaching and learning, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard Education   Press Education Scotland (2011) Learning Rounds Overview Report 2008-2011,   Edinburgh: … Continue reading

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SERA presentation in Tagxedo

I’ve been working on my presentation for SERA on Friday 22nd with Carey Philpott and decided to tagxedo it into a wordcloud. I quite like it – any thoughts on this as a medium for academic presentation?

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final stages…..

This blog was born for the purposes of my M.Ed. assignment, as a reflective journal to document my learning and reflections along the way. I can’t say that I have been the most attentive curator, especially in recent times when … Continue reading

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My online CPD page

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Why the world needs introverts

Thanks to Ferghal Kelly for sharing this  Guardian article  – it raises lots of questions about the sort of society we are aspiring towards with the four capacities of Curriculum for Excellence. I’ve never really understood the emphasis on confidence … Continue reading

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