Tagged: class

5 ways teachers can challenge inequality in the classroom

Research shows that everyday teaching practices exclude already marginalised groups of students, but teachers can take steps to redress the balance. Schools produce inequality. Work carried out by educational sociologists such as Kalwant Bhopal, David...

Mini Lessons – Keep them Small

There has been an increased awareness of the ‘Mini-Lesson’. We’re using them in Maths – otherwise known as ‘hotspots’; we’re using them in reading, and more commonly in writing. They are great ways of...

Are Modern Learning Environments a Fad?

Are Modern Learning Environments a Fad?

We’ve all heard it in news, and seen it in the high glossy magazines or furniture websites, claiming ergonomic desks provide a quieter classroom, or driving through the new housing development with a 21st...