3 rules for teachers

Rule #1
Curiosity comes first

Rule #2
Embrace the mess

Rule #3
Practise reflection

(Thanks to Ramsey Musallam, via TED http://on.ted.com/cxcI)

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Ideas to improve learning

[Note: This is the text of an email I sent to the science teaching staff at my school in November 2012, after reading one of the school’s weekly Staff Bulletins containing no references to learning. I am pleased to say that these Bulletins now regularly contain references to learning, and to a new teacher-led Teaching and Learning Forum]

What we want: students who are resilient; who carry a ‘growth mindset’; who feel challenged and motivated; who are happy; and who know how to learn.

What this will look like: students are happy

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