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Discussion in 'Entertainment' started by rasamus, Jan 13, 2010.
N - National - as in standards, initiative, strategy etc...... Leave me alone!!!!!
Opportunity (as in learning opportunity)
scraping the barrel here, sorry
P is for Point (Evidence, Example)
I'm sorry; I just hate that
Questioning as in open ended
Standards - falling, raise them, benchmark against them.... pickle them and store for 30 years....
T - Teaching & Learning - but then that was easy; so I've tried again below:
U - Uniform? The on-going fuss on the corridors and in the playgrounds.
U - Under-performing! Always could do better!!
R - Reflection
What? I reflect, you reflect, they reflect! If everyone spent less time reflecting and more time doing, we might get somewhere. Grrr
E - Evaluation
Taking it back to the start. A for Active Learning (all the rage in Scotland at the moment - perish the thought you should give the little darlings a worksheet). I mean, it's just stupid. To learn is a verb. It's active. If you're learning, you're active. Doesn't matter whether your body is moving around and sound is coming out of your mouth or not. But oh no, the bureaucrats know better and anything that involves a modicum of peace and quiet, or just a touch of routine practice is *so* 20th century.
B......Bell Curve.....there's a move in our school to adopt this form of marking, so that instead of a kid going home with a grade that says 10%...... it magically transforms into 40%.........I just don't get this........
RED (Ready Every Day) - for OFSTED
sub-levels and levels
above / below national expectations
meeting the criteria
closing the gap
It's all very target driven isn't it!
RITA = Reading In The Afternoon