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Mentoring in Schools
How to become an expert colleague – aligned with the Early Career Framework
Haili Hughes - 2021-04-19
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An all-encompassing guide to becoming a valued in-school mentor who can guide the next generation of teachers towards a long and fulfilling career in the classroom.With low early career teacher retention rates and the introduction of the Department for Education's new Early Career Framework, the role of mentor has never been so important. Early car...
Mary Myatt
2022-09-10T10:42:20.000Z
Shout out on the podcast to @HughesHaili great book 'Mentoring in Schools'      source
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Playful Mathematics
For children 3 to 7
Helen J. Williams - 2022-05-13
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Children are naturally mathematical in their play. They play with mathematics. Early years' practitioners often struggle to make mathematics relevant and engaging for their young learners. In their play, children are naturally mathematical yet practitioners are often unsure about how to build on this or how this observed play 'fits' in with the mat...
Mary Myatt
2022-08-05T09:56:20.000Z
So many great insights from this book: - 'Playfulness is the difference between lining up some pennies and asking children to count them and have a heap of pennies and saying I wonder how we might count those pennies?'      source
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Simplicitus
The Interconnected Primary Curriculum & Effective Subject Leadership
Emma Turner - 2022-05-08
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Mary Myatt
2022-05-30T08:53:35.000Z
Marvellous, both @Emma_Turner75 & @AlexJQuigley quoting Quintilian 😂 Terrific books, both of them      source
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Teach to the Top
Aiming High for Every Learner
Megan Mansworth - 2021-09-14
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Teach to the Top is a research-informed guide to aspirational teaching, focusing on how embedding higher-level knowledge in the classroom empowers students to succeed and to enjoy learning.Questioning existing orthodoxies around ability, Teach to the Top sets out a vision for an education system in which pupils of all attainment levels are enabled ...
Mary Myatt
2021-08-25T06:35:59.000Z
@MelanieChadwic9 @KateJones_teach @Doug_Lemov Hi Melanie @meganmansworth has just written a brilliant book on this      source
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Curriculum
Theory, Culture and the Subject Specialisms
Ruth Ashbee - 2021-06-14
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Mary Myatt
2021-07-02T17:32:08.000Z
Really helpful insight from @Ruth_Ashbee excellent book Curriculum: Theory, Culture and the Subject Specialisms      source
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Putting Staff First
A blueprint for revitalising our schools
John Tomsett - 2020-08-04
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If we do not ensure, first and foremost, that our teachers are feeling physically and mentally well, they cannot be their best for their students. Consequently, a school which does not prioritize staff wellbeing is disadvantaging its own students. ‘Students first’ is a misplaced sentiment: the best thing for students is a happy, healthy, motivated,...
Mary Myatt
2021-04-13T05:22:50.000Z
@tashah81 Thanks Natasha, there are plenty of great books, suggest checking out @johntomsett & @JonnyUttley 'Putting Staff First' and @Strickomaster 'Education Exposed' and @head_teach #LeadersWithSubstance for starters      source
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Education Uncovered
Samuel Strickland - 2020-01-20
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Mary Myatt
2021-04-13T05:22:50.000Z
@tashah81 Thanks Natasha, there are plenty of great books, suggest checking out @johntomsett & @JonnyUttley 'Putting Staff First' and @Strickomaster 'Education Exposed' and @head_teach #LeadersWithSubstance for starters      source
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Leaders With Substance
An Antidote to Leadership Genericism in Schools'
Matthew Evans - 2019-11-01
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Leadership literature is drowning in abstract theories and models of heroic leadership, but an agreed definition of the term is elusive. School leadership suffers from this lack of clarity and consensus. Generic approaches to school improvement dominate the sector, which have left the workforce feeling anything but 'well led'. What exactly should s...
Mary Myatt
2021-04-13T05:22:50.000Z
@tashah81 Thanks Natasha, there are plenty of great books, suggest checking out @johntomsett & @JonnyUttley 'Putting Staff First' and @Strickomaster 'Education Exposed' and @head_teach #LeadersWithSubstance for starters      source
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Eye Can Write
A Memoir of a Child’s Silent Soul Emerging
Jonathan Bryan - 2019-11-01
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Jonathan Bryan has severe cerebral palsy, a condition that makes him incapable of voluntary movement or speech. He was locked inside his own mind, aware of the outside world but unable to fully communicate with it until he found a way by using his eyes to laboriously choose individual letters, and through this make his thoughts known. In Eye Can Wr...
Mary Myatt
2021-04-13T05:16:35.000Z
It's a wonderful book by @eyecantalk @TeachUsToo      source
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Teaching for Mastery
Mark McCourt - 2019-09-03
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There are many models of schooling; some work, some don't. Mastery is an entire model of schooling with over 100 years of provenance, its impact has been researched for decades, with many of the world's greatest education minds testing and refining the approach. It's one of the models of schooling that actually works. In this book, Mark McCourt exa...
Mary Myatt
2021-04-12T07:56:47.000Z
Revisiting @EmathsUK brilliant book, Teaching for Mastery 'All pupils can learn all things, given the right time and appropriate conditions'      source
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The Biggest Surprise
Taneisha Pascoe-Matthews - 2020-08-19
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How To Teach by Chris Curtis
Trivium 21c by Martin Robinson