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A guide to improving teaching

There are now almost 150 posts on this blog.  Here are a few to start with…

Three formative assessment techniques

Hinge questions
Closing the gap marking
Exit Tickets

Three ways to improve professional development

Leverage observations/instructional coaching
All teacher education should be practice based
Why good professional development still fails?

Three posts on the power of checklists

What makes checklists transformational?
Checklist: First lesson with a new class
Checklists for students: efficiency, autonomy and excellence in the classroom

Three policy problems

Mangling British history in pursuit of British values
Moneyball for schools: can we use data like the Oakland A’s?
How can we preserve teacher wellbeing?

Three posts on history teaching

What might mastery learning look like in history?
Unit planning in history teaching
Helping students write better essays

Three ethical questions

What we talk about when we talk about learning
Who’s responsible for my students’ folders?
Should teachers take the weekend off?

Three posts which don’t fit the other categories but still seem important

(Mind)-setting students up to succeed: Social-psychological interventions in the classroom
Education in Sweden: collapsing results
What’s the point of education – an assembly