Author Archives: socialsciencecop

Thinking about the importance of mindset

Angela Lee Duckworth: The key to success? Grit Great talk to get you thinking about instilling grit into students. I have been reading carol Dweck mindset an inspiring book and I have been thinking about how I can help increase … Continue reading

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Marginal Learning Gains a brief summary

This is a document I prepared for our school summarising the amazing ideas and work of those looking at Marginal learning gains these ideas are not my own and references are at the bottom of the post The background Whilst … Continue reading

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Graphic Organisers

Confirmation of a technique that I had been using in my teaching to help my students understand key concepts and ideas. I am an advocate for the teaching of skills and  embedding them into content. Teaching psychology and sociology means that my … Continue reading

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Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity

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http://learningspy.co.uk/2013/01/11/building-anticipation/ A brilliant post on how to create anticipation in your lessons

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