We looked inside some of the tweets by @AlbaMcCance and here's what we found interesting.
Inside 100 Tweets
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The @SuperbSchools🌐 worldwide edchat is turning the spotlight on assessment this week. Sunday 17th March - Join Daisy Christodoulou @daisychristo and me as we discuss CJ, whole-class feedback and more. Blog post with questions to be shared/discussed: http://www.albamccance.com/superbschoolsblog/superbschools-assessment-getting-it-right-with-daisy-christodoulou …
#ffEd I have been reminded that there are lovely,supportive people out there. Thanks for your support during what’s been a hard week. @MrEagletonIan @AlbaMcCance @MrBoothY6 @Snotlady5 @Misterbodd @Teacherglitter @Springwoodht @MrTRoach @LTeacher123 @chrisdysonHT @akelahall ❤️🐣😘
1.***Primary Assessment Thread*** After lots of chat and announcements about SATs, I thought I'd share an alternative proposal. Firstly, I think it's great to consider both the value of primary assessment and also the unintended consequences they have on schools and teachers.
*THREAD on 'SATs ban'* 1. As the ‘ban SATs’ debate rumbles on, I was interested to see @RosieDBennett piece in @thetimes criticising idea to ban SATs, with the @PTE_Campaign arguing poorer children would suffer from the banning of SATS: https://bit.ly/2KQfFT6 . (Thread 1 to 11)
I just finished re-reading "Ending the Reading Wars." Every teacher, administrator & policymaker ought to read this. It's clear, smart, comprehensive, and important. (open) https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1529100618772271 …
Around 70 children all performing as part of our Music Making Group: 🎤 Singers (2 parts) 🎸 Guitars 🎵 Ukulele 🎻 Violins 🎻 Violas 🎶 Cellos 🎹 Piano 🥁 Drums ‘What About Us?’ By @Pink I’m so fortunate to work with such hardworking and willing pupils👏 @ForehillPrimary
This is so great!!!
THREAD: Classroom Teacher Voices. Thanks to @brassoteach for the promo! The article he shared was really helpful (see below) and I hope this thread expands on that article and answers a few more questions. https://www.tes.com/terms/privacy-policy …
I know she’s my fiancée but she really knows her stuff too!! A really helpful thread on looking after our most important tool in the classroom.. the voice. Have a read and get in touch with Elise too :) RT @PrimaryRocks1 @ukedchat @SuperbSchools #edutwitter
If you're based in the #MiddleEast & interested in boarding @Dollar_Academy I'm meeting interested pupils & parents on Apr 25th at the Royal Meridien in Dubai. Please RT / share with friends. @edchatmena @UAE_LN_Parents @teachuaechat @teachmiddleeast
When we talk about the enormity of the cosmos💫, it’s easy to toss out big numbers, but far more difficult to wrap our minds around how large, far & numerous celestial bodies really are. Join us for a cosmic journey to see the size of our Milky Way galaxy: https://go.nasa.gov/2GgurgJ
*NEW POST* The pros and cons of standardised tests. Bit of a long one. Had to get some thoughts down before my head exploded https://www.sigplus.co.uk/2019/04/the-pros-and-cons-of-standardised-tests/ …
Using high-quality, example literacy texts is a tried and tested way to boost children’s writing progress, confidence and enjoyment. That's why we’ve created an ever-growing bank of precisely written example texts for KS1 & KS2. FREE texts available at http://www.writeexample.co.uk
My week on Twitter 🎉: 104 Mentions, 4.14K Mention Reach, 38 Likes, 4 Retweets, 16K Retweet Reach. See yours with https://sumall.com/performancetweet?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=publishing&utm_campaign=performance_tweet&utm_content=text_and_media&utm_term=71de0f05202c8692a9db86e1 …
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OMG what is this image doing here advertising ofsteds newsletter. Better keep away from it’s advice / perspective if this represents a quality experience. Very poor choice @Ofstednews
In today’s issue of @TeachPrimary I’ve written the first article in a six-part series on designing and implementing a curriculum, based on solid principles from research evidence. 2. Knowledge organisers 3. Work booklets 4. Quizzing 5. Writing essays 6. The hidden curriculum