Was Jesus an ‘Outstanding’ Teacher?

This sequence of lessons begins with a starter activity where Jesus distributes pieces of fish and loaves of bread among his students. It is difficult to know how this relates to the learning objectives, since none are provided, so I will assume the following LO: ‘to understand the nature of divine intervention in the contextContinue reading “Was Jesus an ‘Outstanding’ Teacher?”

Group Work Is Immoral

Trainee teachers are told time and time again to use group work. Often, the pressure is not formally applied. The Teachers’ Standards, for instance, do not explicitly advocate group work over direct instruction.[1] Nevertheless, in meetings with academic and professional mentors, or with training providers, the pressure is somehow there. ‘Look how hard you wereContinue reading “Group Work Is Immoral”