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Why I’d Take Growth Over Achievement

2018-12-06T13:43:31+00:00

By the end of last week, I learned that chutzpah has a silent ‘c’. I read a memoir about the dangers facing a woman born without a sense of time and space (how far away is that car and how long [...]

Why I’d Take Growth Over Achievement2018-12-06T13:43:31+00:00

Learning is difficult and that’s the point.

2018-12-06T14:01:26+00:00

In Natural Born Learners, Alex Beard talks about his first term as a new, fresh faced English teacher in the borough of Elephant and Castle – one of the poorest and most diverse areas of London. Beard was convinced that his [...]

Learning is difficult and that’s the point.2018-12-06T14:01:26+00:00

Here’s what we never talk about in student writing

2018-12-06T14:02:11+00:00

In the headlines about the falling standards of student writing I almost never hear one thing being discussed. That is, the basic distinction between writing and teaching writing. It’s a big difference, with the latter being difficult enough to mock the pop wisdom [...]

Here’s what we never talk about in student writing2018-12-06T14:02:11+00:00