Apr 08

Applying Milgram’s Findings to Teaching and Learning

Milgram’s classical experiment into obedience led to some surprising revelations, putting the ethical and bias issues to one side.  Milgram developed the Agency Theory (1974) which indicates that people will obey and take responsibility for their own actions (agentic state).  For example, those students … Continue reading

Feb 13

Visualising Learning: Differentiation and Scaffolding

Part of the Visualising Education Blog Series Differentiation is another one of those terms which teachers interpret in many different ways.  For example, differentiation by outcome, differentiation by input, differentiation by learning level to differentiation by activity/ task.  Thus a … Continue reading

Feb 11

Visualising Planning By Learning Events

Part of the Visualising Education Blog Series In 2011 I reviewed all my lecture presentations and teaching materials for reoccurring patterns and discovered that over a six month period. I went from having presentations which were inconsistent, illogical and all … Continue reading

Feb 15

Visualising Assessment Words, Blooms Taxonomy, Objectives and Essay Titles

Part of the Visualising Education Blog Series Updated: 15th Nov 2016 Please remember that I am not an English teacher and this is an exploration of a quick and dirty method of developing a student’s writing skills.   Since the … Continue reading

Dec 01

Enquiry Based Learning – A Proposed Framework 2011

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This article is based on a presentation to Mr N Hackett (SLT, Learning and Behaviour) and the Enquiry Based Learning (EBL) steering committee at Birches Head High School in support of their creation and implementation of a new EBL curriculum.  The … Continue reading