The Sum of the Whole…A part

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The #5MinResearchPlan on #RAG123 marking

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“There are lies, damned lies and statistics (but this doesn’t include educational research)” – Benjamin Disraeli

I always look forward to the blogs of Stephen Tierney (@LeadingLearner) and Ross MorrisonMcGill (@TeacherToolkit). A few weeks ago I read their co-authored blog on educational research and the changing role of the classroom practitioner in terms of undertaking classroom based educational research. Whether you like the 5 minute series or not (and I do because I can look past the 5 minute tag) the idea that teachers should undertake research, implement a change and measure the impact cannot be a bad idea. At the heart of it is a teacher wanting to improve (a growth mindset in action surely?).

The blogs are here (by @leadinglearner) and here (by @teachertoolkit).

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The principle is that you identify an issue/concern, you do some research, implement a change, analyse, evaluate and then disseminate. The blog got me…

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