Radio #EDUtalk 26-05-2015: Dr Lio Moscardini, Course Leader MEd in Inclusive Education at the University of Strathclyde, on Cognitively Guided Instruction

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Dr Lio Moscardini, Course Leader MEd in Inclusive Education at the University of Strathclyde, on Cognitively Guided Instruction.

Links: Developing equitable elementary mathematics classrooms through teachers learning about children’s mathematical thinking: Cognitively Guided Instruction as an inclusive pedagogy

‘I like it instead of maths’: how pupils with moderate learning difficulties in Scottish primary special schools intuitively solved mathematical word problems

Is children's mathematical thinking the same as adults'?

Why might it be important to understand chidlren's mathematical thinking?

Radio #EDUtalk 17-03-2015: Sue Ellis, Professor of Education at the University of Strathclyde, on ‘Poverty, literacy, and the attainment gap’

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Sue Ellis, Professor of Education at the University of Strathclyde, on ‘Poverty, literacy, and the attainment gap’.

1. Which children in my class live in poverty?
2. What are the challenges they face?
3. What can I do tomorrow and in the longer term to help that child achieve?

The suggested readings are:

Sosu and Ellis Closing the attainment gap in Scottish Education. York, Joseph Rowntree Foundation http://www.jrf.org.uk/publications/closing-attainment-gap-scottish-education

BERA IINSIGHTS: The Achievement Gap: Are parents or schools responsible? London, BERA https://www.bera.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/Insights-Achievement-Gap-revised-v3.pdf

SCCYP and Save the Children: Learning Lessons: Young people’s views on poverty and education in Scotland Edinburgh, SCCYPhttp://www.sccyp.org.uk/ufiles/Learning-Lessons.pdf

Tackling Poverty in Renfrewshire: Report of Renfrewshire’s Tackling Poverty Commission. Paisley, Renfrewshire Councilhttp://www.renfrewshire.gov.uk/wps/wcm/connect/b74e4e63-e549-4fbf-987d-9a9d5d981c2e/ce-RenfrewshireTPCReport.pdf?MOD=AJPERES

Radio #EDUtalk 24-02-2015: Dr Marie-Jeanne McNaughton and Ruth Barr on the Storyline Method and forthcoming international conference

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Dr Marie-Jeanne McNaughton and Ruth Barr on the Storyline Method and forthcoming international conference.

There is a special discount rate of £90 for one day for Scottish teachers to come to the International Storyline Conference. Booking details on conference website.
http://www.strath.ac.uk/storylineconference2015/