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Critical Pedagogy – What is it?

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Critical pedagogy is becoming more and more discussed by teachers. But what is it? According to the academia, critical pedagogy is a “philosophy of education that has developed and applied concepts from critical theory” (Kincheloe, 1997), “It views teaching as an inherently political act, reject the neutrality of knowledge, and insist that issues of social […]

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How Can Maths Games Help Pupils with Dyscalculia?

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Dyscalculia is one of many reasons that a pupil may experience difficulties keeping up with maths lessons. What is Dyscalculia? Dyscalculia is a condition that affects the ability to acquire arithmetical skills. Dyscalculic learners may have difficulty understanding simple number concepts, lack an intuitive grasp of numbers, and have problems learning number facts and procedures. Even if […]

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Year 4 National Multiplication Tables Check

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There is no doubt that it is extremely functional to have the multiplication tables (aka the times tables) memorised in our daily lives. 5 books, £7 each, you know in a second that it would be £35. The importance of times tables according to the Department for Education, is that it “helps children to solve […]

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English as an Additional Language (EAL)

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Emile Education is a resource that can support those students for whom English is not their first language with their mathematics and language. For many learners with English as an Additional Language, it is often language that acts as a barrier to their understanding. The difficulty they experience in negotiating the language to access the […]

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Primary Schools in China

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One of the best ways to improve oneself is to learn from others’ experience. As someone working on primary school education, it is almost impossible to ignore China, a country that has over 99 million primary school students actively going to school every day. China has a high reputation for their education in fundamental knowledge, […]

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