Markham T&L Blog

May 11, 2019

Chris Binge and the Impact team are leading the way to introduce reflective skills-based education at Markham College.  Under the guidance of newly appointed Head of Science Dave Meur the Science department is introducing skills reflection into lessons.

Vygotski’s educational paradigm includes the ‘P...

December 12, 2018

The IB has a focus on conceptual understanding (it is one of their Approaches to Teaching) but also recognises the importance of developing content knowledge and skills. In a recent CPD session we discussed what the breakdown of these three were in our own teaching and what we thought the IB emphasi...

November 8, 2018

Seven Myths about Education is an exploration of some widely held ideas about education, and how they are not true. Daisy Christodoulou expresses her annoyance that she was told these ideas as facts as a young teacher, and explains in detail why she now believes them to be untrue.

For each of the sev...

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