Feedback with 2EA

Feedback with 2EA

Feedback is a hot topic in schools.  Up and down the country, teachers are trying out a variety of approaches and often have to work them into a whole school approach.  Marking stickers and RAG123 may well be feedback strategies that you are familiar with...
Adult and Musician?

Adult and Musician?

This blog has typically focused on classroom music teaching but Monday’s news of a survey that discovered the UK is “a nation of wannabe chefs and musicians” got me thinking, especially in light of yesterday’s blog about advocacy....
Advocacy: two sides, one coin

Advocacy: two sides, one coin

Music always seems to be in need of some advocacy.  The Henley Review, the National Curriculum Review, the introduction of the EBacc, every round of cuts and even the National Plan for Music Education  all prompted us to champion the benefits of music...
Is primary the place for innovation in music?

Is primary the place for innovation in music?

Once in a while, something relatively small can pull together some previously diverse thoughts and put your thinking into a new context.  Last week, I had one of those moments as a result of a tweet.  At 140 characters, tweets are pretty small but this one...
Catalogues of Recordings

Catalogues of Recordings

Wednesday saw a great #mufuchat hosted by Beaumont Music.  The theme was ‘Forget the book scrutiny – listen to my recordings‘ and we looked at various ways to manage recordings of pupils’ work.  This led me to wonder how many music...
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