This week, I observed Helen Close teach Year 3 Science. There were many good ideas to take away: variety of task, classroom management, questioning… the list goes on. However, the […]
Last week, our attention was drawn to this recent article in The Guardian , challenging teachers to try new ways of promoting a Growth Mindset in their students. The link with Doug […]
[by Roger Loxley – follow up to last week’s post] There are two other aspects of Lemov’s book that I’d like to mention. The first is the way in which he […]
[by Roger Loxley] One of the benefits of having a longish Christmas break is that we get the chance to open a few books and get stuck into some reading. […]
Everything works somewhere, nothing works everywhere [by John Smith] Dylan Wiliam is a rare breed among educationalists. A talented mathematician, former teacher and Head of Department, he is respected worldwide […]
Some useful apps for teaching Here are three useful apps: Plickers Plickers are cards that can be scanned using a phone or ipad that indicate a student’s response to a […]
This week, we would like to point you in the direction of Ken Robinson on TED. We will let him do the talking… Enjoy!