Great Philosophy and Ethics websites… | Charlotte

Charlotte Vardy writes… Following a twitter exchange with @iTeachRE and @gerdunne71 this morning, I have been updating my knowledge of useful websites for teaching the Philosophy of Religion and Ethics, whether at GCSE or A Level.  @iTeachRE asked if I would share a list, so here goes (and please do send me recommendations to add … More Great Philosophy and Ethics websites… | Charlotte

Washington DC part 1: What schools can learn from America | Tom Bennett

Unless you’re in a chemically induced coma it is impossible not to see how America creates itself constantly. It does it so, so habitually that I imagine most of the time it doesn’t even know it’s doing it. People have often commented on the palpable and very visible culture of civic responsibility that exists in … More Washington DC part 1: What schools can learn from America | Tom Bennett

The Art of teacher exposition | missdcox

How would you explain these to a student? http://ift.tt/2dIGd2S Recently I’ve been considering what makes effective teaching and I think this is often overlooked as an important aspect of teaching. How a teacher describes, explains, especially abstract concepts is the key to student understanding. A teacher may have a perfectly behaved group, with great attitudes … More The Art of teacher exposition | missdcox

The Art of teacher exposition | missdcox

How would you explain these to a student? http://ift.tt/2dIGd2S Recently I’ve been considering what makes effective teaching and I think this is often overlooked as an important aspect of teaching. How a teacher describes, explains, especially abstract concepts is the key to student understanding. A teacher may have a perfectly behaved group, with great attitudes … More The Art of teacher exposition | missdcox

GCSE Textbook Book Launch | noreply@blogger.com (Mr Lewis)

The Aquinas Centre at St Mary’s University are hosting an event to launch three new GCSE textbooks for the AQA, Edexcel and Eduqas specifications.  This will take place on Wednesday 16th November 2016 at the beautiful Westminster Cathedral Hall (see <here>).  Philip Robinson (CES), Ant Towey (St Mary’s) and Andy Lewis (St Bonaventure’s) have worked hard over the … More GCSE Textbook Book Launch | noreply@blogger.com (Mr Lewis)

Improving schools; its all about the teaching. | missdcox

Over my years as teacher and leader I have seen some formidable initiatives aimed at raising achievement, including: learning to learn lessons, motivational speakers for students, gifted and talented programs, revision sessions, elaborate marking policies, teacher tips, Mocksteds….. I’ve realised (yes it’s taken a while), none of these will have the overall significant impact of … More Improving schools; its all about the teaching. | missdcox

Delivering RS Linear A level – progress and support | chriseyreteaching

Keep reading there’s some free gifts half way through. . . Previously I have outlined our choice of spec, made some baby steps and how we organised our first topics, we are now into October and I have taught two topics: one very familiar one on the Ancient Greeks and one unfamiliar one on Augustine. I think Augustine … More Delivering RS Linear A level – progress and support | chriseyreteaching