I’ve mentioned before that John Bald’s blog on language and literacy is well worth a visit. Like many others, he’s been following the story of Katherine Birbalsingh as reported in the (mainly) broadsheet press and on this blog. His latest posting, ‘Katharine Birbalsingh – the Guardian Knot’, reports an interview with her in the Guardian.… Continue reading Bald on Birbalsingh
I’ve just seen this rather fascinating video, originally posted on the irvingparentsforum. I picked it up on the kitchen table math blog, posted by the inimitable Catherine Johnson, and it’s certainly worth sharing.The context for the interest in this subject relates back to a story, reported by npr, that broke into the news earlier this… Continue reading Money, money money? Or autonomy, mastery and purpose?