Recent observations from marking transactional writing draw me to the following hypothesis: when students are pushing their working memory to capacity in order to produce
Month: July 2019
WHAT A POLEMIC ARGUMENT MODEL LOOKS LIKE
This is the second part of a post about transactional writing and utilising the power of the contrasting subordinator HOWEVER. The first post is here.
A GRAMMAR SEQUENCE – what it looks like
This is part 2 of developing grammar knowledge. Part 1 is here. Knowing where to begin a sequence of learning grammar in secondary school is
A GRAMMAR SEQUENCE – why we need it
It is not an accident or platitude that primary school students are taught grammar, and to an impressive degree too. Teaching grammar literally equips students
Is dual coding proof that learning styles exist?
It may seem untrue to a well-informed Twitter audience, but I believe there still exists lots of confusion around the idea of learning styles. And