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Teach to the Top
Aiming High for Every Learner
Megan Mansworth - Sep 14, 2021
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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
Aug 25, 2021
@MelanieChadwic9 @KateJones_teach @Doug_Lemov Hi Melanie @meganmansworth has just written a brilliant book on this      source
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Theory, Culture and the Subject Specialisms
Ruth Ashbee - Jun 14, 2021
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Mary Myatt
Jul 02, 2021
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 - Aug 04, 2020
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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
Apr 13, 2021
@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 - Jan 20, 2020
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Mary Myatt
Apr 13, 2021
@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 - Nov 01, 2019
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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
Apr 13, 2021
@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 - Nov 01, 2019
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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
Apr 13, 2021
It's a wonderful book by @eyecantalk @TeachUsToo      source
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Teaching for Mastery
Mark McCourt - Sep 03, 2019
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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
Apr 12, 2021
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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Rekenrek 101
Pushing Mathematical Understanding
Amy How - Nov 26, 2019
Designed and developed by a mathematic curriculum researcher at the Freudenthal Institute at Utrecht University, the rekenrek is an exciting and innovative classroom tool that enhances and supports the natural development of number sense in children. It encourages learning across a range of mathematical skills and concepts, from simple addition and...
Mary Myatt
Nov 20, 2020
@TMcLellan_12345 @rekenrek101 Great book Tina!      source
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The Biggest Surprise
Jadon And The Talking Trains
Taneisha Pascoe-Matthews - Aug 19, 2020
A beautifully illustrated children’s book that will be loved by all. The main character Jadon is autistic, but he is so much more. He is handsome, smart, caring, friendly, energetic and a collector of different types of toy trains. The story outlines a lovely surprise with his latest collection. Inspired by real-life events....
Mary Myatt
Sep 07, 2020
The Biggest Surprise: Jadon And The Talking Trains by Taneisha Pascoe-Matth... Lovely book from @Mellow_Pascoe      source
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Trivium 21c
Preparing Young People for the Future with Lessons From the Past
Martin Robinson - Sep 16, 2013
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Universities in the Middle Ages focused on three skills to develop the intellectual abilities of students, one - grammar, two - logic, and three - rhetoric. In this well-researched and fascinating work discover how these three tenets are as relevant in education today as they were eight hundred years ago.Martin Robinson has taught for twenty years ...
Mary Myatt
Sep 30, 2019
And now @teacherhead talking about the brilliant book from @Trivium21c Trivium 21c: Preparing young people for the future with lessons from the past. Also mentions his latest ‘Athena and the Machine ‘ #3CMBrum      source
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How To Teach
Chris Curtis - Sep 16, 2019
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Written by Chris Curtis, 'How to Teach: English: Novels, non-fiction and their artful navigation' is jam-packed with enlivening ideas to help teachers make the subject of English more intellectually challenging for students - and to make it fun too! Never underestimate your duty and power as a teacher of English. English teachers help students to t...
Mary Myatt
Jul 27, 2019
@Xris32 This remarkable book really gets to the bones of teaching English: ‘The more pressurised things become, the more I focus the content. Effective teaching isn’t about overloading. It is about clarity and decluttering.’ Bravo @Xris32      source