05 May 2015 in Inspired and Passionate Teachers

Educators need each other because we simply cannot have the answer to every lesson, have a deep understanding of all instructional strategies, or keep up with the emerging online resources that support teaching and learning. Read more from Steven Weber here.

22 Apr 2015 in Inspired and Passionate Teachers

Keith Coffman reports on how one teacher discovered the impacts on learning aren't restricted to the classroom. 

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21 Apr 2015 in Inspired and Passionate Teachers

According to John Hattie, what makes the greatest difference in a student’s achievement is the teacher. If we really want to improve student achievement we need to focus on the person who gently closes the classroom door and performs the teaching act – the teacher – but to do that, says Russell Boyle, we need to open those classroom doors. Read more here.

13 Apr 2015 in Inspired and Passionate Teachers

John Hattie, Doug Lemov, Jenny Thompson all feature in this article written by Ian Leslie who explains the importance of educations revolution. 

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13 Apr 2015 in Inspired and Passionate Teachers

Have we moved away from the industrialized form of education that pumps out cookie-cutter students with the same knowledge and skills? Diana Laufenberg says personalization only comes when students have authentic choice over how to tackle a problem. Read her views here.

10 Apr 2015 in Inspired and Passionate Teachers

09 Apr 2015 in Inspired and Passionate Teachers

Engaging students is all about harnessing the web says Philip Kovacs, texts books and memorising are a thing of the past. 

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08 Apr 2015 in Inspired and Passionate Teachers

Visible learning promotes the power of collaboration where inspired and passionate teachers plan together. If teacher evaluation is simply accountability driven nothing will change for our learners. Read more here.

07 Apr 2015 in Inspired and Passionate Teachers

Collaboration is a much used word in education. However, we must not underestimate that for some it does require a huge change in thinking. George Head (University of Glasgow) challenges us to explore it more deeply here.

01 Apr 2015 in Inspired and Passionate Teachers

As teachers we have the power to kill or amplify learning. What we have our students do can make all the difference. In this story a teacher inspires learners by inviting, engagement, and intrigue with poetry. Read more here.

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