Zooming into a maths curriculum

Curriculum is a large focus for lots of leaders at the moment and rightly so, in my opinion. The whats, whens and hows are important pieces of information that need to be spelt out to those following your curriculum. Another important question is, ‘why?’ Why have you chosen to teach that particular concept? Why have […]

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Applicable Engelmann – The Five Principles for Examples and Nonexamples

This Saturday 13th April 2019 a memorial will be held for the late Siegfried “Zig” Engelmann who died in February of this year (2019). For those unfamiliar with Engelmann, he is the creator of the teaching method known as Direct Instruction (uppercase D.I). He engineered this teaching method over many years – a theoretical framework […]

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