Monthly Archives: June 2018

Don’t teach children to think like a scientist, but…

…do teach them something about how scientists think. Agree, or disagree?   I’ve written before about the distinction between substantive and disciplinary knowledge. It would be great if we could teach children to think like mathematicians, scientists, historians, by the … Continue reading

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Why Maths Teachers Don’t Like Knowledge Organisers

TeacherTapp said this: So I said this… (though I meant to say ‘knowledge’ – damnyouautocorrect ‘n all that) Then Laura said this…   And so here’s my best, super-brief shot.   Point 1)  Knowledge comes in different forms As a … Continue reading

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