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Seven Myths about Education – available now

My book, Seven Myths about Education, was published on 18th June. It’s available as an ebook from the Amazon Kindle store – click here to buy it if you are in the UK, and click here to buy it if … Continue reading

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Myth Seven – Teaching knowledge is indoctrination

This blog post summarises chapter 7 of my book Seven Myths about Education. To read the introduction to this sequence of posts, click here. You can buy the book as an ebook via Amazon here. In this chapter I look at … Continue reading

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Myth Six – Projects and activities are the best way to learn

This blog post summarises chapter 6 of my book Seven Myths about Education. To read the introduction to this sequence of posts, click here. You can buy the book as an ebook via Amazon here. The theory here is that in the … Continue reading

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Myth Five – We should teach transferable skills

This blog post summarises chapter 5 of my book Seven Myths about Education. To read the introduction to this sequence of posts, click here. You can buy the book as an ebook via Amazon here. In this chapter I look at the … Continue reading

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Myth Four – You can always just look it up

This blog post summarises chapter 4 of my book Seven Myths about Education. To read the introduction to this sequence of posts, click here. You can buy the book as an ebook via Amazon here. This chapter is about the very popular … Continue reading

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Myth Three – The 21st century fundamentally changes everything

This blog post summarises chapter 3 of my book Seven Myths about Education. To read the introduction to this sequence of posts, click here. You can buy the book as an ebook via Amazon here. In this chapter, I look at … Continue reading

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Myth Two – Teacher-led instruction is passive

This blog post summarises chapter 2 of my book Seven Myths about Education. To read the introduction to this sequence of posts, click here. You can buy the book as an ebook via Amazon here. In this chapter, I look at how … Continue reading

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Myth One – Facts prevent understanding

This blog post summarises chapter 1 of my book Seven Myths about Education. To read the introduction to this sequence of posts, click here. You can buy the book as an ebook via Amazon here. In this chapter, I look at the … Continue reading

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Seven Myths about Education – Introduction

On June 18th my book on the curriculum was published. It’s available as an ebook from the Amazon Kindle store – click here to buy it if you are in the UK, and click here to buy it if you … Continue reading

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Teaching and Learning at Berkhamsted – Grammar workshop

Regular readers of this blog will know that I am a big fan of grammar. A thorough understanding of English grammar transforms a pupil’s ability to use our language powerfully. My respect for the power of grammar came to me … Continue reading

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