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When teaching lessons in the next few days, begin to notice when you are assigning competence to any learners, whether they are public, intellectual, specific and relevant and the status of these learners.

- Be subtle - it is not about a performance or memory test. - Comment on the thinking/idea not the child. - use simple phrases to draw attention to valuable thinking. - Anticipate and monitor.  - Support other children to publicly state how they have been helped by a class member. - Subvert hierarchies that exist in the classroom. - Attend to classroom culture and school culture.

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