7 Ofsted Inspection Myths for Teachers – Education Article

Reading Time: 2 minutes Are you producing things in your school that you don’t need to be doing? Here are 7 common Ofsted myths busted for you. Wonderful. Grab a cup of tea and a biscuit and enjoy having a few gimmicks pushed into touch. 1. Teaching style ‘X’ is best Ofsted just wants to know that your teaching style impacts the progress of the students. There’s not a one teaching style fits all. Different things work for different teachers.…

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A woman has won the ‘Nobel prize for mathematics’ for the first time – Education Article

  The 2019 Abel Prize, also known as the ‘Nobel prize for mathematics’ was won by Karen Uhlenbeck last Tuesday, the first woman to ever receive the award. The award makes her one of the pioneers for women mathematicians, alongside Maryam Mirzakhani, the Iranian who was the first woman to win another prestigious prize in 2017, the Fields Medal, awarded by the International Mathematical Union. Dr Uhlenbeck is an American professor emeritus of mathematics at the University of Texas at Austin…

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Battle scars | E-Learning Provocateur – Education Article

There’s an ugly trend on Australian television that’s been going on for quite a while. I hoped it would fade away but it only seems to be getting worse. I’m referring to the ever-increasing number of commercials that depict males as incompetent fools who are put straight by their female companions. Maybe it’s been happening in your country too. Like the proverbial boiling frog, most of us have probably been oblivious to it. But, just as when you want to…

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Crazy Eight | E-Learning Provocateur – Education Article

Is it just me or is every year a “big year”…? Well 2018 marked a decade of blogging by yours truly, and that alone is something that I’m proud of. Throughout the highs and lows that life gifted me this year, I was able to share another 8 thought bubbles in addition to my annual list of conferences. I call them my Crazy Eight and I recall them here for your enjoyment and critique… Battle scars – We can’t fight…

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