Tag: Disciplinary literacy

Unlocking the evidence twilights

16:30–18:00 on 6 December 2018

We are hosting 3 free twilights this term on: Solutions for the classroom: using the evidence to help guide practical solutions to classroom issues Disciplinary vocabulary: strategies for all subject areas to explicitly and effectively teach vocabulary Improving Secondary Science: a more detailed look at the EEF Guidance Report To reserve a place at any […]

Posted on: 5 October 2018
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What is disciplinary literacy and why we need it… and why you should come on our course!

5 October 2018

I am an English teacher. I also teach some Drama lessons. There’s an important distinction there, one I am sure many multi-subject colleagues recognise. It means that (generally) I feel my English lessons are more successful than my Drama ones because I can draw upon more knowledge, make more links and give pupils different ways into the learning. My expertise […]

Posted on: 5 October 2018
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Training Programme: Disciplinary Literacy

09:00 on 17 December 2018–15:00 on 20 March 2019

Master the reading and writing challenges of the new curriculum in every discipline – book your place on this three-day training course […]

Posted on: 26 June 2018
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Literacy Reading List

27 April 2018

Literacy: possibly the most research rich area of education. In many ways this is a splendid thing, reflecting the importance of the topic to pupils across the country. However, it can also seem like an overwhelming amount of information is out there, making us unsure of where to start. To that end, here is a […]

Posted on: 27 April 2018
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Head in the sand

28 March 2018

Literacy can appear in many different guises. In part, this is because of the breadth the word ‘literacy’ covers. Not only is ‘literacy’ loaded with content, but also with individual experiences: experiences of different literacy programmes, both in-house and packages bought in; of different interventions and their successes and failures; and of individual subject knowledge […]

Posted on: 28 March 2018
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The Literacy Look-arounds: Part 1 – so many words

1 March 2018

If you are interested in strategies to tackle vocabulary and the wider literacy challenges of the curriculum, then book a place on our three-day literacy programme. […]

Author: Marcus Jones
Posted on: 1 March 2018
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Book Review: Literacy in the Disciplines

28 January 2018

Research books are often criticised for using language that is overly academic and inaccessible and for having content that is not related to everyday classroom practice. ‘Literacy in the Disciplines’ can certainly not be accused of either of these failings. […]

Posted on: 28 January 2018
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