The End of Northern Rocks. The beginning of…

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In 2013 I was feeling frustrated as a teacher. The CPD on offer in my school didn’t come anywhere near to meeting my needs – or, as far as I could see, the needs of many of my colleagues. Continue reading “The End of Northern Rocks. The beginning of…”

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Discovery? Inquiry? It’s all Academic.

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Hidden in the RSA’s report, Ideal School Exhibition,  last week was a little sentence that made my heart sink:-

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Knowledge Organisers are, Err…Ok

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Probably the blandest title I’ve ever written for a blog that – but it kind of fits the mood. There’s been some hoo-hah recently about knowledge organisers. Are they good? Bad? Boring ways of forcing facts down little gosling throats or essential diets for healthy learning? Continue reading “Knowledge Organisers are, Err…Ok”