TOK Book Review: The Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe: How to Know What’s Really Real in a World Increasingly Full of Fake.

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Published just last month, this book stands out as an excellent resource on critical thinking for teachers of Theory of Knowledge.  Do you already know neurologist and science educator Steven Novella? You may, like me, already be a fan of his keen analysis, clarity, and skill of combining vast knowledge with a light touch.  He’s […]

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Coffee and Comprehension

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This blog post is based on a Facebook Live broadcast hosted by Rachael Gibbon, Senior Publisher in Primary Literacy, and Derry Richardson, Head of Professional Development across UK schools, at Oxford University Press. You can watch the video here , or read on to get an overview of the questions that were answered in the session. […]

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What can we learn from the GCSE 9-1 modern languages examiner reports?

This year’s AQA examiner reports for French, Spanish and German GCSE exams were extremely positive, the transition from controlled assessment to exam went well in general and students had been correctly entered into the right tier. Here’s a short summary of their advice to students. Read. Then re-read Some students lost points for mistakes caused […]

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