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On the three things you’re told about teaching that are wrong

bollocks

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.

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