Pauline Gibbons

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Mind your language – a language based approach to pedagogy

2013-07-21T07:55:36+00:00

The most astonishing example of hyperbole ever! As the chap heading up Literacy at my school, I've been doing a lot of reading and thinking around the subject over the past year. I've become particularly interested in the need for oral language to develop written language and have been working with subject leaders to determine how students can think, speak and write like subject specialists. Kelly Hawkins, the head of Art at Clevedon School, has been getting her students to 'think like artists' for some time and it seemed a natural extension to work with teachers to encourage students [...]

Mind your language – a language based approach to pedagogy 2013-07-21T07:55:36+00:00