Education Digest

I’ve started writing a sort of blog digest for my fellow teachers at Reach, so that we can revel in edu-geekery. Here it is:

I have literally no life so I tend to go home and read stuff about education. Here are some articles which I found interesting, and thought that you might enjoy too:

This, on how to talk to children about tragedy: http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2015/11/i-survived-books/416421/

This, on progress in primary: https://michaelt1979.wordpress.com/2015/11/13/the-new-primary-progress-measure-is-a-good-thing/

This, on why grammar is important: http://www.learningspy.co.uk/writing/writing-is-magic-but-what-about-grammar/

And this, on how we underestimate our own knowledge and overestimate our pupils’: http://readingallthebooks.com/2015/11/14/memory-in-english/

Finally, with sad events in the news, this is a great message to relay to the children:

  

Advertisements

One comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s