From the Sandpit…

Musings on all things education by an ex-pat teaching in Dubai, passionate about talent development, teaching English, evidence informed practice and collaboration :)


5 weeks 5 books

‘5 weeks….5 books’ Part 3: Measuring up!

Teaching to the test can be good or bad: good if it means teaching a focused and aligned curriculum; bad if it reduces instruction to the memorisation of test items. (Baker 2004)

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‘5 weeks….5 books’ Part 2: Teaching for effective learning

5 weeks, 5 books….

Been in blogging hibernation recently, not for any particular reason, other than the demands of a full teaching timetable. Those who do manage to blog with such inimitable frequency, I take Continue reading “5 weeks, 5 books….”

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