Monthly Archives: January 2015

Embedding English: All the blogs in one place for teachers and coaches!

Embedding English: Developing Learners’ Note Making Skills in the FE Sector Embedding English: Web Links on Spelling and Punctuation 15 practical classroom strategies for helping students with vocabulary Too much, too quickly? Embedding English in the FE Sector Embedding English: … Continue reading

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Exciting CPD opportunity for coaches and practitioners: February 25th 2015 at Bilborough College

Exciting CPD opportunity for coaches and practitioners https://www.atl.org.uk/events/nottingham-derby-training.asp The CPD event is open to all educational professionals from across the sectors, secondary and FE/SFC. ATL members and non-members are able to attend the CPD afternoon for FREE! Attendees can arrive … Continue reading

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Lesson Study: The process and benefits for teachers and learners

I think lesson study is an interesting model for teachers to explore in FE, as a form of deeper, long term professional development of their classroom practice. This also has links to other models of peer observation that the sector … Continue reading

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15 practical classroom strategies for helping students with vocabulary

Pre-teach a few key words before tackling reading or writing tasks. Choose words which are important in the context of the task/text, and highlight vocational or academic jargon which they may not come across in everyday life Labelling – take … Continue reading

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