Season One, Episode Four:
Key Lesson features
Acting, especially false enthusiasm for academic areas when required.
Depressurising strategies that allow things like cold-call to be productive not destructive.
Lessons almost never going exactly to the plan
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Leading for school-wide change
Understanding context and time
Observe to get big picture and prioritise
Discuss ideas with staff across school
Sell it, honestly.
CPD including the principles behind changes - a grasp of the need being addressed
Be involved in the implementation
Know that the preparation and roll out is only 20% of the task.
Don't make many changes at once.
Recognise that if it works, it's the staff's achievement not yours, but that if it fails, it is your responsibility.
Ending the Reading Wars: Reading Acquisition From Novice to Expert
Reflect, Expect, Check, Explain