Before Half Term, I observed Lucy Stadward with her Lower 6th English group. The lesson objective was for students “to be able to make thematic, stylistic and narrative links between […]
[by Celia Bone] Here are the materials from my session on Staff Day: Powerpoint version: Ideas for cooperative collaborative Word version: RGS cooperative handout
From Amjad Ali’s excellent teaching toolkit, Rotation Squares are an excellent way of scaffolding essays and facilitating group discussion. An editable version: Hoc Rotation Square
On this blog, Graham Mason has already shown how he uses the Harkness Method for Group Discussion. Here is a recent small-scale study from Wellington College on the same theme.
The topic of how best to use Group Work has emerged over the last week of blogging. Yago’s String Ball Discussion post was nicely complemented by our previous blog of the […]
[by Graham Mason] In 6th form Art crits, we use a similar method to the ‘String Ball Discussion’, following research into the Harkness Discussion method. The Harkness Discussion is a […]
Originally posted on Reflecting English:
“If you’re a teacher, enjoy your gregarious and participatory students. But don’t forget to cultivate the shy, the gentle, the autonomous, the ones with single-minded…