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Tes - 09 October 2020

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How I gender balanced my curriculum

Here's how I gender balanced my curriculum

What’s the problem with the question, ‘Why did William win the Battle of Hastings?’ We ask Samuel Atkinson-Sporle about his department’s effort to improve on a lopsided account of history

6 min read 9 Oct 2020
How useful is pointing at text when teaching pupils to read?
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How useful is pointing when teaching pupils to read?

What’s the point of pointing? Irena Barker finds there is a surprising lack of research on the efficacy of scanning your digit along the page while teaching children to read

7 min read 9 Oct 2020
Is work experience remotely possible post Covid?

Is work experience remotely possible post-Covid?

The impact of lockdown on the jobs market means work experience is more important than ever – but, given the Covid restrictions, it has never been more difficult to arrange. Zofia Niemtus discovers...

9 min read 9 Oct 2020
Recency bias: how to defeat it
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Recency bias: how to defeat it

It’s the enemy of effective CPD and often the reason why well-meaning initiatives quietly die without producing the desired results. Sean Smith warns against overloading teachers with all the latest...

5 min read 9 Oct 2020
There is no right or wrong way to grieve

There is no right or wrong way to grieve

For teachers and celebrities alike, there is no option to keep a lost pregnancy secret – so try a little tenderness, suggests Ann Mroz

4 min read 9 Oct 2020
The pens pupils use can affect their learning, so choose wisely
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Why the pens pupils use can affect their learning

A student’s choice of writing tool can affect the speed, neatness and accuracy of their work, says Carly Page, with research showing that poor pen selection could even have a detrimental effect on a...

6 min read 9 Oct 2020
How useful is pointing at text when teaching pupils to read?
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How useful is pointing when teaching pupils to read?

What’s the point of pointing? Irena Barker finds there is a surprising lack of research on the efficacy of scanning your digit along the page while teaching children to read

7 min read 9 Oct 2020
Recency bias: how to defeat it
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Recency bias: how to defeat it

It’s the enemy of effective CPD and often the reason why well-meaning initiatives quietly die without producing the desired results. Sean Smith warns against overloading teachers with all the latest...

5 min read 9 Oct 2020
The pens pupils use can affect their learning, so choose wisely
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Why the pens pupils use can affect their learning

A student’s choice of writing tool can affect the speed, neatness and accuracy of their work, says Carly Page, with research showing that poor pen selection could even have a detrimental effect on a...

6 min read 9 Oct 2020