The problem with ‘reading along’

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It has become an unwritten law of teaching that when reading aloud to students, the teacher must ensure students are reading along in their own copy of the text. This is, I contend, a bad idea. To understand why we need to consider working memory in ..

Drop in teacher training recruits revealed

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There are fears it could get even tougher to recruit teachers after a drop in the number of trainees on courses in England and Wales.
The latest figures show a 6.9% drop in acceptances on to teacher training courses for this year.
Head teachers'..

Heads increase pressure over school funding

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Head teachers representing some 3,000 schools in England have written to their local MPs and ministers calling for a rethink on school finance plans.
They say a new national funding formula, which should give underfunded schools more cash, ignores i..