Yesterday saw the conclusion of our three staff reading groups at DESC. 40 staff have been Continue reading “Reading groups 2016…it’s a wrap!”
It’s been a lively 2015, so much to reflect on and a thanks from me to the following bloggers for Continue reading “15 Blogposts for 2015! #15for2015”
1. a noteworthy special talent or quality.
It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas! Continue reading “Willy Wonka and the DESC Factor: Being THANKFUL!”
“The rules are there ain’t no rules” Grease 1978
“If there’s one thing that educators need to understand, it’s that you can neither understand nor solve problems just within the context and bright lines of subject content. Learning to be an innovator is about learning to cross disciplinary boundaries and exploring problems and their solutions from multiple perspectives.”
Director of Talent at Google inc
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)