PGCE RE ‘Relationships for Learning’ (Dr Chris Greenough) 19.10.18 | Sjay Patterson

To support the Reflective Professional Practice lecture, RE PGCE trainees were able to benefit from the expertise of Dr Chris Greenough who, prior to joining Edge Hill,  was  SLT lead for behaviour, pastoral and ITT in his previous role. He was able to share his own experiences about the importance of ‘relationships for learning’ and … More PGCE RE ‘Relationships for Learning’ (Dr Chris Greenough) 19.10.18 | Sjay Patterson

PGCE RE: Pop Culture & the media in RE | Sjay Patterson

PGCE trainees excelled at the opportunity to explore the links between pop culture in the media and RE, creating strategy posters which showed how contemporary films, songs and TV shows can be used in the classroom to engage pupils and deliver high quality RE. They created a whole range of resources and lessons which  included; … More PGCE RE: Pop Culture & the media in RE | Sjay Patterson

“An omnipotent God could have created free beings who always choose what is right!” Discuss [40] | vardycharlotte

With this point atheist philosopher JL Mackie rejected the classical Free Will Defense theodicy, relied on by generations of Christians to defend God against charges of creating and/or allowing evil and suffering.  Going further, in his article “Evil and Omnipotence” (1955) Mackie argued that the absolute logical contradiction between believing that God is omnipotent and … More “An omnipotent God could have created free beings who always choose what is right!” Discuss [40] | vardycharlotte

A focus on knowledge – knowledge in the curriculum | missdcox

This is the 2nd post in a series on how my teaching has become more ‘knowledge rich’. The overview of the series is here. Planning schemes using knowledge Direct instruction with focus on context and linking of contexts Direct instruction & note taking Testing Foundation knowledge & depth of knowledge Use of etymology & focus … More A focus on knowledge – knowledge in the curriculum | missdcox

A focus on knowledge – knowledge in the curriculum | missdcox

This is the 2nd post in a series on how my teaching has become more ‘knowledge rich’. The overview of the series is here. Planning schemes using knowledge Direct instruction with focus on context and linking of contexts Direct instruction & note taking Testing Foundation knowledge & depth of knowledge Use of etymology & focus … More A focus on knowledge – knowledge in the curriculum | missdcox