Professional Development Today

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Issue 12.3

How to make every lesson outstanding

How can teachers make their teaching more creative and inspiring? Marcella McCarthy gives practical guidance on how they can overcome doubt and reticence to make every lesson special.

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22/11/2009
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Ensuring effective feedback for focussed CPD

Peter Taylor provides practical guidance on giving feedback to staff on classroom practice and shows how this can form an integral part of teacher professional development.

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22/11/2009
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Active Enquiring Minds: empowering young researchers

The research of children and young people is not only vital to learning but also makes a fundamental contribution to school self-evaluation. Graham Handscomb and Ros Frost describe the research and development process through which “Active Enquiring Minds”, a resource to equip young researchers and the adults who support them, was developed.

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22/11/2009
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Using a Development and Research Approach to tackle bullying

How can development lead research to bring about improvement? Mark Rickinson and Andrew Morris show how combining research rigor and practical development had positive impact on anti-bullying strategies.

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22/11/2009
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Improving Teaching and Learning

Graham Handscomb shows how professional development is fundamentally about learning - improving the learning of children and learning alongside them.

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22/11/2009
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Engagement in School-based Collaborative Enquiry

Sveta Mayer reports on a programme which fosters collaborative enquiry and has led to teachers taking greater ownership of their professional development.

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22/11/2009
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Imagination in Education: the work of Kieran Egan

Sue Lyle introduces the ideas of Kieran Egan, one of the world’s foremost thinkers on imaginative education, and considers the implications of his ideas for professional development.

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22/11/2009
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How to engage teachers in action learning sets?

Tracey O’Brien gives tips on how to develop collaborative learning amongst one’s colleagues.

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22/11/2009
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Pupil power and professional development

Andy Markwick and Mike Davies describe how the development of student 'voice' at their school is beginning to change approaches to teacher development.

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22/11/2009
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How to grow classroom-based practitioner enquiry & research

Tom Carter and his school colleagues, Stephen Ham, Doug Johnson, Janet Pearson, Frederique Midroit, Emma Barton and David Greenwood, provide practitioner insights into how to go about classroom-based research.

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22/11/2009
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