from Tom Sherrington
Teachers are always being offered lists of principles, axioms, tenets, precepts – the magic beans of teaching. We’re desperate to make sense of it all – to make something very complicated, simple and easy to grasp. Whether it’s the #5minplan series from @TeacherToolkit or something like my own Lesson Observation Checklist, there’s a demand for handy ready-reckoners of one form or another.
This diagram from Andy Tharby and Shaun Allison’s Every Lesson Counts, is a rare example of where this has been done well – not least because they’ve got a whole chapter in the book to support each of the ideas summed up neatly here:
The work by Barak Rosenshine, compiling ten golden nuggets from research, is another good example. Helpfully, there’s a fair degree of overlap.
From teachinghow2s.com Click for the full Rosenshine document.
This week I encountered two more lists. One came from NCSL, a document written…
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