About & Index


Soli Deo Gloria!

Robbie Burns is a Year 6 Teacher and Humanities Leader based in West Yorkshire. He is a Teach First Ambassador who completed his PGCE at Sheffield Hallam and MA at the University of Manchester. He is currently completing his NPQSL as part of the Teaching Leaders programme run by Ambition Institute. In recent months, he has been providing training to several schools across the country, particularly in relation to knowledge-rich curriculum development in the primary school.

He has written several peer-reviewed articles for a range of teacher publications and is particularly interested in applying educational research to the leadership of curriculum, teaching and learning.

This blog is a collection of fragments of his thoughts from the classroom. Below you can find his published articles to date.

Published Articles

Burns, R. (2018) ‘Applying the ‘Powerful Knowledge’ principle to the disadvantaged context’, Impact.

Burns, R. (2019) ‘What might a knowledge-rich humanities curriculum look like in the primary school?’, Impact.

Burns, R. (2020) ‘Insights from a year of leading the development of a ‘knowledge-rich curriculum’, Primary History

Burns, R. (2020) ‘Leading the Primary Curriculum: developing subject leadership and expertise,’ Impact.

Burns, R. (2020) ‘Leading towards a knowledge-rich curriculum – part 1: essence and aims’, Primary Geography, Summer 2020

Burns, R. (2020) ‘Leading towards a knowledge-rich curriculum – part 2: the elements’, Primary Geography, Summer 2020

Burns, R. (2020) ‘Leading towards a knowledge-rich curriculum – part 3: actions for change’, Primary Geography, Summer 2020

Index of Blog Posts

  1. Principles of Effective Teaching
  2. Assessment
  3. Curriculum
  4. Cognitive Science in the Classroom
  5. Behaviour
  6. Teacher/Pupil Relationships
  7. Book Reviews

Get In Touch

Email: howthenshouldweteach@gmail.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/howthenshouldweteach/

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