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#12 The Joy of Not Knowing

#12 The Joy of Not Knowing

Find out about the The Joy of Not Knowing™ (JONK™), an innovative philosophy of education that enables teachers to develop a learning to learn and creative thinking approach to the curriculum that inspires all children to become intrinsically motivated to embrace uncertainty, to want to know and to enjoy engaging with the learning.

When the anxiety associated with not knowing or with finding things difficult is removed, anything and everything becomes possible! Learn how all the ideas in the book can inspire you to enrich and build on your own ethos, vision and, especially, on what you are already doing!

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#11 Helping Students see the Value of Learning

#11 Helping Students see the Value of Learning

Telling students something matters is seldom enough: they must feel that it solves a problem, or matters to them personally.  This week’s #TeacherCPDBIte looks at how you can get students to see the value of learning.

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#10 Self-Regulated Learning

#10 Self-Regulated Learning

Learn about the 2014 study that showed how students with a growth mindset were more likely to be intrinsically motivated to do their revision, and those with a fixed mindset were more likely to need extrinsic motivation. Download this week's #TeacherCPDBite

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#9 Identifying SEMH Needs and SLCN

#9 Identifying SEMH Needs and SLCN

81% of young people who present with SEMH needs and / or behavioural problems also have SLCN and this is mostly unrecognised as these difficulties can be hard to detect. Download this week's #TeacherCPDBite to find out which areas to focus on when looking for language and communication needs associated with SEMH, and to read Aaron's story.

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#8 What Can I Do to Get Boys Reading

#8 What Can I Do to Get Boys Reading

Across the globe, boys underperform compared to girls in reading literacy measures - they read less well and less often, leading frequently to academic underperformance. Download this week's #TeacherCPDBite for some steps to help get boys reading more frequently  and reading for enjoyment.

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#7 Metacognition

# 7 Metacognition

Evidence shows that students who do well at metacognition also do better in their learning and results. In this extract author Mike Bell provides an overview of Metacognition, why this method works and when it should be used in the classroom.

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#6 No Outsiders Masterclass

#6 No Outsiders Masterclass

 

The No Outsiders programme promotes an ethos of inclusion and tolerance, and aims to prepare children for life in modern Britain.

This lesson plan demonstrates the ethos and encourages children to ask questions, broaden horizons, and reduce prejudice by engaging in dialogue with different people.

 

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You'll receive guidance from John Hattie and Shirley Clarke on giving meaningful feedback to students, and practical strategies for creating a whole-school reading culture from Alex Quigley. You'll also learn about Retrieval Practice and how to develop independent learners as well as tackling anxiety in schools.

 

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