Primary Education News

9 Aug '14

News Secret Teacher: jargon is ruining our children's education

Ugly words such as learning objectives, non-negotiables and targets are meaningless to young pupils and put too much pressure on them too soon More from The Secret Teacher"What do you do when you get to school in the morning?" a colleague asked a younger member of my family recently. "Well, when we get to class, we get out our books and start on our non-negotiables," replied the child, who is in year 2. "What are they?" the colleague inquired. "Don't know" was the answer. Continue reading...

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