Alex Quigley

My Top 4 Education Podcasts – Education Article

Reading Time: 3 minutes What education-podcasts do you follow? Podcasts are perfect for learning on the go. They make information personal and they are convenient and easy to consume. As well as these top recommendations, don’t forget to listen to the weekly Teacher Toolkit podcasts. Teachers have always enjoyed a healthy discussion and debate about pedagogy and practice, whether it be in the staffroom at break time, the yard at lunchtime or in CPD sessions after school. With the advances…

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5 Tips For Live Displays – Education Article

Reading Time: 3 minutes How can we improve our displays? We need to think carefully about our classroom displays so that they don’t do more harm than good. Displays aren’t just for decoration but when done well can add significant value to the learning environment. In ‘Memorable Teaching’, Peps Mccrea warns that displays which aren’t purposeful can actually be detrimental. They can be distracting and potentially prevent learning from entering long-term memory. Clever classrooms think about displays and what impacts…

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