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Issue 9.3

CTL 9.3 Cover

CTL 9.3 Cover

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CTL 9.3 Contents

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PISA Rankings Show There is Still Work to Be Done

Editorial for CTL 9.3!

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CTL 9.3 News

News for CTL 9.3!

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Stimulating Creative Writing Using Found Objects

Author Kate Wiseman finds all sorts of scope for the imagination in objects she finds mudlarking on the Thames. Here she shares her approach for inspiring high school students to infuse their fiction writing with curiosity and historical-based speculation.

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From Superficiality to Well-Reasoned Arguments: Learning to Explain

Students who can explain their ideas have a much more powerful ability to reason and argue a point, but how do you teach someone how to become a better explainer? Chris Curtis highlights some ways his school has leveraged writing and oracy tasks to increase the complexity of their writing.

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Improving Inclusivity on the GCSE Literature Syllabus

In response to students’ concerns about the lack of inclusion of women and BAME writers at GCSE level, one exam board has taken steps to update their syllabus. Katy Lewis, Head of English, Drama and Languages at Pearson, discusses the move to add a more diverse set of texts to the English GCSE Literature syllabus.

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23/12/2019
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Fables that Enable – Exploring Values with Aesop

Literature can be a great way to discuss values and to think about different ways people behave. Jeffrey Pflaum updates some of the Aesop’s Fables as a basis for exploring morals and developing emotional intelligence.

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Getting Keyed up for Thinking

Giving students tools that unlock’ critical and creative thinking can help them develop thinking skills and embed their learning more deeply. Hanna Miller shows how Thinker’s Keys provide a great framework for motivating students and supporting learning objectives.

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Learning by Doing: The Power of Immersive Learning Experiences

Not all of the most powerful learning situations are in the classroom. Here Shawn McCusker looks at examples of situated learning and how to provide students with deep learning experiences.

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23/12/2019
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‘Snowballing’ as a Method for Finding Research Sources

This is the conclusion of a three-part series on helping students tackle long-term, independent learning projects at Sixth Form level. In this article Andrew Shenton and Melanie Wood expand on the processes involved in ‘snowball sampling’ to provide students with tools to search for and locate reliable and relevant sources.

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Making the World A Better Place: Resources for Teaching Social Activism

Help students connect their passion and enthusiasm for effecting change in the world with activities, initiatives and challenges with these online resources for teaching activism, citizenship and social justice.

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23/12/2019
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