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Rescuing Differentiation from the Checklist of Bad Practice.

I’m not exactly sure why but it feels like, as a profession, we’ve made a mess of the concepts and language that apply to the everyday processes needed to teach a wide range of students within one class.  A range of what? Attainment, ability, experience, competence, knowledge, skill, confidence, fluency? Most likely a mix of … Continue reading

Dealing with Day-to-day Differentiation

This week I ran a session on differentiation with our NQTs. I felt it was a good, open session where we could all share some ideas and describe the challenges that we face in meeting the learning needs of all of our students.   The fact is that we all find it hard  – and that’s … Continue reading

KEGS CPD Presentation.

This week I delivered a one-hour presentation to the staff at KEGS on one of our Leading Edge days. This is what we call our INSET days dedicated to our research-engaged activities.  Basically I am reflecting on some of my thoughts about teaching and learning in the KEGS context. I’ve tried to capture the key … Continue reading

Great Lessons 4: Differentiation

The aim of this series of posts is to focus on the habits of excellent practice; our default mode.  As I have said elsewhere, every class is a mixed ability class so, regardless of our views on selection or setting, all teachers need to cater for students with a range of skills, aptitudes and dispositions.  … Continue reading

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