Tes Scotland issue 29 November 2019

Tes Scotland - 29 November 2019

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Can cartoons help to engage pupils in science lessons?

How to make primary pupils curious about science

Could ‘concept cartoons’ that provide possible alternatives to reality plus a simple questioning strategy be used to boost reasoning and curiosity among Year 5 pupils? Science teacher Callum Woolman...

How a theory from the world of advertising could help pupil engagement
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Nudge theory: how it could help your class

A behavioural theory used in advertising to influence people’s decisions could help teachers to pique students’ interest in a subject or encourage them to take up an activity that previously held no...

Why teachers may need to give shy pupils extra support

Shy students need more attention than you think

Pupils who retreat from view in class seldom present challenging behaviour and often attain well in assessment. So should teachers ‘let sleeping learners lie’ or coax them to participate more? Jane...

Leadership: What school leaders can learn from Premier League football coaching courses
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What Premier League coaches can teach school leaders

Time spent checking out a Premier League football coaching course gave Alex Battison a glimpse of how school leaders could benefit from working with professionals outside their own field

Why a changing curriculum never works
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Why changing the curriculum never works

Everyone’s talking about curriculum right now. In England, Ofsted has made it a priority under the new inspection regime. Reforms are proposed in Wales, and in Scotland the debate about Curriculum for...

Popularlity: Why the most popular students in school may need teacher support
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Why the ‘popular kids’ need teachers’ help

You may think that the popularity battle among students is none of your business, but Dan Worth finds that this is a complex area linked to long-term wellbeing – so teachers should pay attention

How a theory from the world of advertising could help pupil engagement
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Nudge theory: how it could help your class

A behavioural theory used in advertising to influence people’s decisions could help teachers to pique students’ interest in a subject or encourage them to take up an activity that previously held no...

Leadership: What school leaders can learn from Premier League football coaching courses
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What Premier League coaches can teach school leaders

Time spent checking out a Premier League football coaching course gave Alex Battison a glimpse of how school leaders could benefit from working with professionals outside their own field

Why a changing curriculum never works
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Why changing the curriculum never works

Everyone’s talking about curriculum right now. In England, Ofsted has made it a priority under the new inspection regime. Reforms are proposed in Wales, and in Scotland the debate about Curriculum for...

Popularlity: Why the most popular students in school may need teacher support
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Why the ‘popular kids’ need teachers’ help

You may think that the popularity battle among students is none of your business, but Dan Worth finds that this is a complex area linked to long-term wellbeing – so teachers should pay attention