I would welcome people’s thoughts on this.
This blog post isn’t designed to be full of theory and backed up by evidence, it is merely something that I have been thinking about for a while now.
Lots of ‘tweachers’ have been taking to twitter to talk about their passion for evidence based practice in teaching and their desires for more of it in their school, some extremely passionately. There have also been numerous blog posts on this subject, all seeming to outline the positives of using evidence in your teaching and the drawbacks of not. I do agree there are lots of benefits to using evidence in your practice and some drawbacks to not, this is not what I am disagreeing with here.
I am disagreeing that evidence based research is right for everyone all of the time. If we always sought to find the evidence to back up an idea…
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