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About sdsdavies

Senior Lecturer Nottingham Trent University

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SAS2 assignment

one of the trainees used images of the pupils work to illustrate her assessment and feedback

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Started Research Skills Module

After a little bid of work into getting enrolled – I’ve managed to start the 20 credit Research Module only 4 days late. Just spent an hour introducing myself to the class and reading there introductions.

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Schon

Donald Alan Schön (1930-1997) was an influential thinker in developing the theory and practice of reflective professional learning in the twentieth century.   American and influenced by Dewey. Schön’s seminal 1983 book, The Reflective Practitioner – technical knowledge over artestry … Continue reading

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Self-conscious narrative 1

Wood, Eric & Geddis, Arthur.N. 1998. Self-conscious narrative and teacher education: representing practice in professional course work. Published in Teaching and Teacher Education 15 (1999) p107-119. What the literature said in 1997 about teacher education. This article was written in … Continue reading

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Is sdsdavies a teacher educator?

I’m a teacher educator – or am I? I work within the school of education (SOE), in a post 1992 university and my job title is: senior lecturer in Secondary Teacher Education. So I guess this makes me an educator … Continue reading

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Effective Teachers

Effective teachers Know what their talking about Are confident and willing to take risks Respect the pupils ability Have high emotional intelligence Create trust in the classroom Create the right environment for learning Understand what they are there to do

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Module Task 13

Thought I’d capture my thoughts on the how the mentor meeting went this May. In the past I have left Andy and Alan to run this session – so it was the first time I engaged with the content. The … Continue reading

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write and site

I want to see if I can use write and cite within the blog.

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Ideas for action planning

Had a chat with Don today about a workshop that he attended the other day. The facilitator had got the group making filling ‘post it’ notes with; thinking – feeling – saying – doing. The ‘post it’ notes were then displayed around … Continue reading

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