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So far Joanne Smolka has created 26 blog entries.

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

Curriculum Conversations

2020-07-27T11:35:31+01:00

Webinar: Curriculum Conversations with David Didau and Martin Robinson Recording available until 8th August In this session: David Didau & Martin Robinson discuss his book Athena and the Machine and its relevance to Lock down provision and the catch curriculum. This recording is no longer available here. Need more time? Get unlimited access to our library content for a small fee.

Curriculum Conversations2020-07-27T11:35:31+01:00

Getting Instruction Right: Success and struggle

2020-07-17T08:22:52+01:00

Webinar: Getting Instruction Right: Success and Struggle recording available until 30th July https://files.sgbsg.nl/LSPacademy/uploads/2020/07/17081219/Getting-the-instruction-right-web.mp4 The session will cover: 1. Why success must precede struggle 2. Using Cognitive Load Theory to ensure success 3. Using Desirable Difficulties to introduce struggle 4. The expert/novice switch 5. Motivation & resilience This recording is no longer available here. Need more time? Get unlimited access to our library content for a small fee.

Getting Instruction Right: Success and struggle2020-07-17T08:22:52+01:00

Intelligent Accountability: how to ensure teachers thrive

2020-07-14T15:43:46+01:00

Webinar: Intelligent Accountability: how to ensure teachers thrive recording available until 28th July This webinar discusses: Creating the conditions for teachers to thrive. This recording is no longer available here. Need more time? Get unlimited access to our library content for a small fee.

Intelligent Accountability: how to ensure teachers thrive2020-07-14T15:43:46+01:00

Closing the reading gap

2020-07-14T15:43:38+01:00

Webinar: Closing the Reading Gap with Alex Quigley Recording available until 27th July The session will cover: A conversation with Alex Quigley in which he discusses his new book, Closing the Reading Gap and its relevance to the current crisis. Further reading: Introducing Closing the Reading Gap Closing the Reading Gap resources This recording is no longer available here. Need more time? Get unlimited access to our library content for a small fee.

Closing the reading gap2020-07-14T15:43:38+01:00

What Every Teacher Needs to Know About Psychology

2020-07-14T14:46:02+01:00

Webinar: What Every Teacher Needs to Know About Psychology with Nick Rose and David Didau recording available until 23rd July The session will cover: What every teacher needs to know about psychology Further reading: Coming soon This recording is no longer available here. Need more time? Get unlimited access to our library content for a small fee.

What Every Teacher Needs to Know About Psychology2020-07-14T14:46:02+01:00

A Manifesto for closing the advantage gap

2020-07-14T14:40:26+01:00

Webinar: A Manifesto for closing the advantage gap with David Didau Recording available until 27th July The session will cover: 1. The purpose of education 2. The role of evolution 3. Why intelligence matters 4. How memory works 5. The role of knowledge This recording is no longer available here. Need more time? Get unlimited access to our library content for a small fee.

A Manifesto for closing the advantage gap2020-07-14T14:40:26+01:00

Curriculum: understanding the difference between powerful knowledge & cultural capital

2020-07-14T14:35:41+01:00

Webinar: Curriculum: understanding the difference between powerful knowledge & cultural capital recording available until 21st July The session will cover: 1. Why powerful knowledge and cultural capital are important 2. How to assess the power of powerful knowledge 3. The difference between cultural capital and ‘being cultured’ 4. Controversies and confusions 5. Making difficult curriculum decisions Learn more: There’s a great follow-up session on 23rd July called Curriculum Conversations - with special guest Martin Robinson. Register for Curriculum Conversations Further reading: Where we’re getting curriculum wrong Part 1: Cultural [...]

Curriculum: understanding the difference between powerful knowledge & cultural capital2020-07-14T14:35:41+01:00

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