One of the major changes to GCSEs are the new controlled assessment procedures. The measures are aimed at helping schools to tackle issues of plagiarism while also safeguarding the concept of coursewo...
What is controlled assessment?Controlled assessment is replacing coursework from September 2009 for GCSEs. This has been introduced by the QCA to address some of the issues raised in coursework review...
"Teacher appreciation makes the world of education go around." - Helen Peters The simple words "thank you" often seem insufficient when expressing appreciation. English, the world's dominant ? and som...
One of the major changes to GCSEs are the new controlled assessment procedures. The measures are aimed at helping schools to tackle issues of plagiarism while also safeguarding the concept of coursew...
"...telling children they're smart...made them feel dumber and act dumber."--Mindset, by Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., p.74In her extraordinary book, Mindset, Dr. Carol S. Dweck presents research that, hope...
Schools: Significant Institutions of Human SocietyCan you imagine what the world might have been to mankind without schools? The United States of America can never be the great country that it is toda...
For any beginner guitar student, the ability to play barre chords could be challenging. However, the effort to master the skills is well worth it. Any baree chord requires some technical ability but m...
Communicating With Others We constantly interact with, and relate to others and the world around us. Effective communication is essential for us to resolve problems and evaluate solutions, to be abl...
Showing a hard-working teacher how much they are appreciated during the holidays is a wonderful idea. It's nice to know that parents and kids care that you're doing a good job of educating children. ...
Did you know that some life coaches have four furry feet?Some of the most amazing life coaches I have ever known have been the boxers who have come to live with us. As I watch Indy, it occurs to me th...