Tag Archives: Implementation

Bringing Children’s Rights into the Classroom [Scotland only]⤴

from @ Pedagoo.org

Are you looking for a way to incorporate Getting it Right for Every Child into your Classroom? Let’s face it, it can be a puzzle incorporating the rights and principles of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child into your classroom practice. Child Rights Launchpad by Unicef UK aims to help you do […]

Interpersonal Small Group Mediation⤴

from @ Pedagoo.org

The purpose of this guide is to support teachers/tutors in resolving conflicts within Learning Sets through Interpersonal Small Group Mediation strategies.  As I have expressed in a number of articles on my site collaborativegrouplearning.com, Learning Sets are dynamic group structures designed to engineer and facilitate both effective socialised-learning and social relationships. The three principles of: […]

Why we need to reform assessment⤴

from @ Pedagoo.org

[Originally posted on stuckwithphysics.co.uk on 31st OCtober 2015] Following on from my post back in May ‘Do Exams Pass Under CfE?‘, I have given the issues of assessment and certification some further consideration, which I discussed in my presentation at this year’s Teachmeet SLF ‘Breakout’ event held at CitizenM, Glasgow back in September. This post […]

Differentiated CPD – It’s The Future! I’ve Tasted It!⤴

from @ Pedagoo.org

Have you ever been forced to sit through a whole day training session on an area of teaching you consider to be one of your strengths? Has a trainer visited your school to say that you should be teaching in a style that really wouldn’t work for you? Did you go to the same Teachmeet […]

Engineering the Learning Set: A Socialised-learning Capacity⤴

from @ Pedagoo.org

From the start I have been adamant that my doctoral research was of a nature that could have a true practical application rather than merely concerning itself with theory and principle. My research has resulted in an emergent understanding of the ‘Reality’ of learning as, with and because of a group, which has led to […]

An iPad is ‘just’ another tool for learning⤴

from @ Pedagoo.org

There has always been plenty of attention given to the Apple iPad, especially when it is mentioned in the same breath as education. But what we must always remember is it is just another tool for learning, like a dictionary, or a calculator.  We must always remember that if we can achieve better outcomes using […]

Visible Learning in Midlothian⤴

from @ Pedagoo.org

What is Visible Learning? John Hattie has spent 15 years researching what really makes a difference in learning. His research has used over 800 meta-analyses, over 50,000 studies and information about the learning of more than 240 million pupils. The findings from this research are summarised in his book Visible Learning: A synthesis of over […]

Pedagoo Primary: Learning Superheroes⤴

from @ Pedagoo.org

Lynsey Binnie and Alison Adams teach at Lasswade Primary School in Midlothian.  They led a learning conversation at #PedagooPrimary entitled: Using ‘Learning Superheroes’ to develop growth mindsets in the Early Years. They shared their work on developing growth mindsets in the Early Years through the use of ‘Learning Superheroes’. They drew upon relevant theory and research to discuss how this […]

Using Hexagon Learning for categorisation, linkage and prioritisation⤴

from @ Pedagoo.org

Hexagon Learning Case Study: The Rise of Stalin The ability to select, prioritise, categorise and link evidence is a valuable skill that students learn in History. It is also highly transferable to other subjects. Using hexagons is a particularly simple and effective way of developing these skills, as the following case study seeks to demonstrate. […]

Why sharing should be at the heart of how we teach⤴

from @ Pedagoo.org

Following on from my workshop at Pedagoo Glasgow, this is a brief outline from my session. Click here to view the Prezi. The presentation element of my workshop had three sections, each of which is explored below: Philosophy If you work in the public sector, then your work should be public This may be slightly […]