A little better all the time

November 19, 2019
By: Elizabeth Mountstevens, Chemistry Teacher

“The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” Confucius

This autumn, I’ve been thinking a lot about how I improve my practice as a teacher. Literacy has been on my mind for a number of years, first as a member of a school literacy group and more recently after hearing Amada Fleck (@AJTF71) present about the reading demand of the new Science GCSEs. But over that time, I have done little to improve my practice in this area. Finally, this year, I’m starting to make some improvements and that has got me thinking. What has changed? What I have done differently to prioritise this?

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