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3 – Back to normal?

2020-09-14T08:03:11+01:00

EPISODE 3 Back to normal? In this episode: Interview with Tom Sherrington: A defence of Rosenshine Interview with Sam Strickland: What’s the point of school uniform? Is education a “dance macabre”? Symbiosis: An interview with Claire Hill & Kat Howard

3 – Back to normal?2020-09-14T08:03:11+01:00

2 – What if the numbers go up?

2020-09-07T08:33:37+01:00

EPISODE 2  What if the numbers go up? In this second episode of 'It's Your Time You're Wasting', Martin and David welcome Tom Bennett for a chat about Tom's new book 'Running the Room' (https://amzn.to/3201KAr) and will discuss what going back to school is like from a Governors perspective. Also what if the numbers go up!? Guests: Tom Bennett & Naureen Khalid https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XqSaUwQMCa4&t=600s

2 – What if the numbers go up?2020-09-07T08:33:37+01:00

Evidence Informed Learning Design with Mirjam Neelen

2020-09-18T17:19:40+01:00

Evidence Informed Learning Design with Mirjam Neelen & David Didau 1st October 2020, 6:00pm Click here to join Before we start: Have you downloaded the Zoom software? Grab a drink and a snack Grab a pen and a notebook to take notes Sit somewhere comfortable What to expect: Approximately 30 minutes lecture Approximately 30 minutes Q&A This session will cover: A conversation with Miryam Neelen about her book 'Evidence-Informed Learning Design.' I can’t make it to the live [...]

Evidence Informed Learning Design with Mirjam Neelen2020-09-18T17:19:40+01:00

Powerful Pedagogy – with Ruth Powley

2020-09-19T19:18:51+01:00

Powerful Pedagogy with Ruth Powley & David Didau 24 September 2020, 6:00pm Click here to join Before we start: Have you downloaded the Zoom software? Grab a drink and a snack Grab a pen and a notebook to take notes Sit somewhere comfortable What to expect: Approximately 30 minutes lecture Approximately 30 minutes Q&A This session will cover: Deputy head, Ruth Powley discusses her book, Powerful Pedagogy. I can’t make it to the live session! What now? You [...]

Powerful Pedagogy – with Ruth Powley2020-09-19T19:18:51+01:00

1 – The Return

2020-09-08T09:45:04+01:00

EPISODE 1 The Return In this first episode of 'It's Your Time you're Wasting' David and Martin discuss the return to school, a 'mutant algorithm' and an uncommon kerfuffle. We'll also find out what Martin has been reading.

1 – The Return2020-09-08T09:45:04+01:00

Back to school 5: Marking

2020-09-19T15:06:03+01:00

Back to school 5: Marking with David Didau Recorded on 17th September 2020 Recording available until 3rd October This session will cover: So, another term begins. For everyone stepping back into a classroom in the coming weeks, chin up, don’t work too hard, and remember, it’s just a job. For those new to the profession, simply looking for a bit of refresher, or responsible for working with new teachers this series of webinars offer a blend of practical, common sense and research-informed ideas. Best of luck. [...]

Back to school 5: Marking2020-09-19T15:06:03+01:00

Back to school 4: Effective instruction

2020-09-18T13:17:01+01:00

Back to school 4: Effective instruction with David Didau 9th September 2020, 4:00pm Recording available until 2nd October This session will cover: So, another term begins. For everyone stepping back into a classroom in the coming weeks, chin up, don’t work too hard, and remember, it’s just a job. For those new to the profession, simply looking for a bit of refresher, or responsible for working with new teachers this series of webinars offer a blend of practical, common sense and research-informed ideas. Best of luck. [...]

Back to school 4: Effective instruction2020-09-18T13:17:01+01:00

Back to school 3: Planning

2020-09-18T13:21:14+01:00

Back to school 3: Planning with David Didau 3rd September 2020, 4:00pm Recording available until 2nd October This session will cover: So, another term begins. For everyone stepping back into a classroom in the coming weeks, chin up, don’t work too hard, and remember, it’s just a job. For those new to the profession, simply looking for a bit of refresher, or responsible for working with new teachers this series of webinars offer a blend of practical, common sense and research-informed ideas. Best of luck. This [...]

Back to school 3: Planning2020-09-18T13:21:14+01:00

Back to school 2: Relationships

2020-09-02T10:02:47+01:00

Back to school 2: Relationships with David Didau 1st September 2020, 4:00pm Recording available until 16th September This session will cover: So, another term begins. For everyone stepping back into a classroom in the coming weeks, chin up, don’t work too hard, and remember, it’s just a job. For those new to the profession, simply looking for a bit of refresher, or responsible for working with new teachers this series of webinars offer a blend of practical, common sense and research-informed ideas. Best of luck. This [...]

Back to school 2: Relationships2020-09-02T10:02:47+01:00

Back to school 1: Routines

2020-09-11T07:56:16+01:00

Back to school 1: Routines with David Didau 27 August 2020 Recording available until 14th September This session will cover: So, another term begins. For everyone stepping back into a classroom in the coming weeks, chin up, don’t work too hard, and remember, it’s just a job. For those new to the profession, simply looking for a bit of refresher, or responsible for working with new teachers this series of webinars offer a blend of practical, common sense and research-informed ideas. Best of luck. Further reading: From David's [...]

Back to school 1: Routines2020-09-11T07:56:16+01:00

Five things every teacher needs to know about behaviour

2020-08-22T07:49:42+01:00

Five things every teacher needs to know about behaviour with David Didau Recording available until 7th September This session will cover: A discussion of some of the most effective strategies for building high expectations of students’ behaviour in school: Limit the rules What we permit we promote Certainty not severity  Don’t do it alone Act as a proxy for the real world  This recording is no longer available here. Need more time? Get unlimited access to our library content with a monthly or yearly membership. [...]

Five things every teacher needs to know about behaviour2020-08-22T07:49:42+01:00

Great Teaching Toolkit: Evidence Review – with Rob Coe

2020-07-24T14:30:36+01:00

Webinar: Great Teaching Toolkit: Evidence Review with Rob Coe and David Didau Recording available until 7th August Webinar: Great Teaching Toolkit: Evidence Review with Rob Coe and David Didau This recording is no longer available here. Need more time? Get unlimited access to our library content for a small fee.

Great Teaching Toolkit: Evidence Review – with Rob Coe2020-07-24T14:30:36+01:00

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