Tag: vocabulary

The Literacy Look-arounds: Part 2 – choosing the right words

13 March 2018

If you are interested in more strategies to tackle vocabulary and the wider literacy challenges of the curriculum, then book your place on our Literacy programme here   30 million – the potential word gap by the time a child starts school, according to Hart and Risley 15,000 – the potential vocabulary difference when starting […]

Posted on: 13 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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A vocabulary led curriculum

17 January 2018

As part of our ‘Building Confident Research-leads’ course we ask colleagues to consider different aspects that feed into curriculum planning such as: exam board Assessment Objectives; teacher subject knowledge; and core subject related skills. […]

Posted on: 17 January 2018
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Assessment in a Differentiated Classroom

14 December 2017

‘An effective teacher makes the curriculum (the “what” of teaching) accessible through appropriate teaching practices (the “how” of teaching).’ I am attempting to use research to inform and shape my practice. I teach Science in a mixed-ability KS4 classroom to pupils from range of backgrounds and with a range of abilities […]

Author: Dan Clark-Frew, Science teacher, Huntington
Posted on: 14 December 2017
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The power of vocabulary

16:30–18:00 on 11 December 2017

NOW SOLD OUT: The power of vocabulary – Free event. […]

Posted on: 14 November 2017
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Get Some Sleep! The Power of Sleep for Word Learning

2 October 2017

I like to think I am not the only teacher who spends their evenings preparing an engaging and thrilling lesson only to be faced by a class of students who are yawning and struggling to stay awake through its entirety. However, as I refuse to take things personally, I decided to find the cause of […]

Posted on: 2 October 2017
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An Interview with the Expert…On Reading Comprehension

25 March 2017

Professor Kate Cain is Head of the Psychology department at Lancaster University. She is a renowned expert on reading comprehension, which is obviously such a crucial issue to understand for teachers of students in all phases. Her book, ‘Reading Development and Difficulties‘ is available to purchase. We are delighted to say that Professor Kate Cain  is speaking at […]

Posted on: 25 March 2017
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