Tes Scotland issue 8 November 2019

Tes Scotland - 08 November 2019

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Make a drama out of punctuation
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Active learning: make a drama out of teaching punctuation

Let’s face it, Spag can sometimes be a drag for students and teachers. To make the topic more engaging, Laura Beatty tried introducing ‘active learning’ – with some promising results

Why I dropped debates

Student debates: there’s no argument for them

As a newly minted teacher, Mark Roberts thought hosting debates would inspire his pupils with the art of logic – in fact, these lessons quickly descended to the level of Prime Minister’s Questions

We need to talk about differentiation
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We need to talk about differentiation in schools

After researching the concept and gleaning the opinions of some 5,000 teachers, Ian Taylor explores some of the questionable techniques being used in the name of differentiation and ponders if we need...

What's your leadership style?
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What’s your school leadership style?

Do you lead by throwing your weight around? Or are you more of a role model who gains the respect of others by knowing everything there is to know about education? Ryan Campbell weighs up the pros and...

Great Scot and language

Why learning Scots is having a moment

More than 1.5 million people said they spoke Scots in the 2011 census, and now this language is enjoying a resurgence in the classroom. The learning benefits are immense, writes Kirsty Crommie

Make a drama out of punctuation
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Active learning: make a drama out of teaching punctuation

Let’s face it, Spag can sometimes be a drag for students and teachers. To make the topic more engaging, Laura Beatty tried introducing ‘active learning’ – with some promising results

We need to talk about differentiation
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We need to talk about differentiation in schools

After researching the concept and gleaning the opinions of some 5,000 teachers, Ian Taylor explores some of the questionable techniques being used in the name of differentiation and ponders if we need...

What's your leadership style?
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What’s your school leadership style?

Do you lead by throwing your weight around? Or are you more of a role model who gains the respect of others by knowing everything there is to know about education? Ryan Campbell weighs up the pros and...