21 January 2009

Daily Archives

  • Dyslexia myth or reality?

    I was prompted to write this following the comments by Labour backbench MP Graham Stringer who claimed dyslexia is a myth invented by education chiefs to cover up poor teaching methods (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/manchester/7828121.stm). Now a lot has already been said about this and unsurprisingly his comment is poorly viewed by the dyslexia organisations. My own views…

  • Learning Objectives: failure or saviour?

    I was debating whether to use this title or Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? (Who watches the watcher?), the latter title only explains why Learning Objectives is currently failing the education system in the UK.

    Learning Objectives define what a learner should learn, the objective of a particular piece of work. For example by the end of…

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