Earlier this month the Tes published my article on some of the things that you’re told about teaching that are wrong. I wasn’t entirely prepared for the upset the word ‘bollocks’ caused some people but hey ho!
There are a lot of people who will tell you lots of things about how to teach: university lecturers, mentors, colleagues, CPD leaders, edu-authors, bloggers, Tweeters, Tes writers and Facebook commenters.
Some of the things they tell you will be utterly invaluable.
And some will be complete and utter bollocks, such as:
You can tell when a student has learned something
You can’t. Really, you can’t.
Read the rest here.