Why knowledge-rich is *the* most child-centred way | The Quirky Teacher

I’ve been in education half a decade now and despite how it seems on edu-twitter, most primary schools still choose to implement a ‘child-centred’ topic-based/thematic curriculum for the foundation subjects and science whereby the ‘child-centred’ aspect is incorporated through the provision of exploration and discovery lessons at the start of the sequence with the teacher […]

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Why knowledge-rich is *the* most child-centred way | The Quirky Teacher

I’ve been in education half a decade now and despite how it seems on edu-twitter, most primary schools still choose to implement a ‘child-centred’ topic-based/thematic curriculum for the foundation subjects and science whereby the ‘child-centred’ aspect is incorporated through the provision of exploration and discovery lessons at the start of the sequence with the teacher […]

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Knowledge vs ‘soft skills’ – which should take precedence? | The Quirky Teacher

This article in the TES caught my interest this morning. Given that employers seem to value knowledge (pay is higher for maths grads, for example), the author expected parents to be similarly inclined because it is human nature to want your children to be able to support themselves and do well in life. But no, […]

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Knowledge vs ‘soft skills’ – which should take precedence? | The Quirky Teacher

This article in the TES caught my interest this morning. Given that employers seem to value knowledge (pay is higher for maths grads, for example), the author expected parents to be similarly inclined because it is human nature to want your children to be able to support themselves and do well in life. But no, […]

Continue reading at:

http://bit.ly/2AYT2Vw