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Archives June 2017

24
Jun

Summer Activities

Children are always looking forward to the holidays, but for some parents any reminder of the approaching summer break only makes them wonder how they are going to fill the time! This question was recently asked on the TEACH Facebook group, and here are some suggestions for how to keep busy: Keep Going Rather than …

11
Jun

Connecting with the Children

In our schools, it’s an increasing challenge to find the balance in keeping our ‘heads up’ to see and connect with the children, whilst also getting our ‘heads down’ to do the necessary paperwork. In Deuteronomy 6:6-7 we read: “And these words which I command you today shall be in your heart. You shall teach …

4
Jun

Bloom’s Taxonomy and ACE

At CEE’s recent Teaching and Assessment Inset Day, Brenda Lewis presented a lecture on how the long-respected Bloom’s Taxonomy goes hand-in-hand with ACE’s Mastery Learning approach. An excerpt of this talk is below: Our brilliant curriculum is so much more than just “filling in the blanks.” ACE is based on Bloom’s Taxonomy and Mastery Learning. …