Markham T&L Blog

February 28, 2017

Understanding Academic Language

Academic language is a meta-language that helps learners acquire the 50,000 words that they are expected to have internalized by the end of high school and includes everything from illustration and chart literacy to speaking, grammar and genres within fields.

Think of a...

February 28, 2017

Following our recent INSET workshop with Alan Jervis from Dragonfly Training, I asked all staff in the Upper School a simple question:

Give details of one thing that you took from the INSET session, and how you hope to implement it in your classroom.

Below are the responses received from over half of...

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