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Tes FE - 20 November 2020

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 Does a metacognitive approach work in the early years?

Does a metacognitive approach work in the early years?

Some teachers are put off by its academic-sounding name, but the ‘thinking about thinking’ concept is simple enough to be used with even the youngest children, Dulcinea Norton-Morris tells Tes

5 min read 20 Nov 2020
Home truths about home education

Home truths about home education

We need to understand the complex reasons why parents take their children out of the school system – and provide support to help them make the right decision for their child, says Margaret Mulholland

3 min read 20 Nov 2020
Rethinking failure as a key part of learning
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Rethinking failure as a key part of learning

Teachers try to pitch content just beyond a student’s ability, as research suggests that a little failure is good for learning. But what happens when your lessons are far beyond a pupil’s capability...

12 min read 20 Nov 2020
Schools must stay ahead of the Covid curve
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Schools must plan to stay ahead of the Covid curve

Heads of department will need to be well-prepared, flexible and open to new ways of working to ensure no one falls behind during the continued coronavirus disruption. Joseph Brennan shares some...

6 min read 20 Nov 2020
 Streaks: is the motivational tool helpful or harmful?
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Streaks: is the motivational tool helpful or harmful?

Gamblers often find a winning run is more satisfying than the prize itself. Simon Creasey explores whether classroom reward schemes that tap into the same motivational triggers are a useful or harmful...

6 min read 20 Nov 2020
Why every school should have a ‘behaviour beast’

Why every school should have a ‘behaviour beast’

Having once considered them the antithesis of the child-centred approach, Luke Marsden says that he now understands why every school should have a scary colleague who lurks in the corridors

3 min read 20 Nov 2020
Why prosody is a powerful tool for teachers

Why prosody is a powerful tool for teachers

The stress, intonation and rhythm of how we speak – otherwise known as prosody – can convey extra information beyond just words. This powerful form of communication can be used to improve students’...

6 min read 20 Nov 2020
Rethinking failure as a key part of learning
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Rethinking failure as a key part of learning

Teachers try to pitch content just beyond a student’s ability, as research suggests that a little failure is good for learning. But what happens when your lessons are far beyond a pupil’s capability...

12 min read 20 Nov 2020
Schools must stay ahead of the Covid curve
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Schools must plan to stay ahead of the Covid curve

Heads of department will need to be well-prepared, flexible and open to new ways of working to ensure no one falls behind during the continued coronavirus disruption. Joseph Brennan shares some...

6 min read 20 Nov 2020
 Streaks: is the motivational tool helpful or harmful?
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Streaks: is the motivational tool helpful or harmful?

Gamblers often find a winning run is more satisfying than the prize itself. Simon Creasey explores whether classroom reward schemes that tap into the same motivational triggers are a useful or harmful...

6 min read 20 Nov 2020