[by Karen Sykes] This linked paper is based on a much longer and more detailed submission for Durham University, which was borne out of reflections on Effective Teaching and Learning (ETL). […]
[by Luke Shepherd] Standardised testing of an entire year-group is a valuable way to obtain data on how well students have understood a set of concepts and can give useful […]
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[by Phil Heath] The idea of a hinge question was first put forward by educational researcher Dylan Williams. Put briefly, the question acts as your in-lesson assessment. It tells you whether […]
[by Celia Bone] Yes, of course I invite students to generate their own mind-maps instead of writing an essay – and with some success. Recently, I proposed the title,“What do […]
[by Phil Heath, Head of Biology] Having just completed a course that qualifies me as an assessment lead (make of that what you will!), I thought it might be worth […]
[Idea adapted from a Kagan collaborative learning strategy, via Sarah Bolt, Music] At the moment, Year 7 are working on a new performance piece and inputting their own compositions into Sibelius. At the […]