The article below prompted us to have a discussion at Tuition First HQ about the quality of the handwriting amongst our students, (and ourselves!!). We’ve also been talking to Early Years teachers about their experience of handwriting too. ‘We are not just talking about mechanical skills. We are talking about how children learn.’ Photograph: Alamy
How do you feel about our exam system or should that be about our education system? This article, which first appeared in The Guardian, suggests that the removal of coursework from GCSEs leaves students unprepared for further study. Photograph: courtesy of Alamy Let us know what you think, once you have read the article. Via
by Kat Arney This article about pictures as a learning and revision aid, first appeared at tes.com on 24 January 2018. If you want students to absorb information and retain it, most teachers will agree that associating the object of learning with visual cues, such as pictures, works wonders, especially when it comes to revision.