Yearly Archives: 2017

Revision Techniques

Many thanks to Becky for this week's ideas regarding revision. To download a copy of her (wonderfully pink) presentation see below. Revision Techniques Alternately what follows is summary...

Diagnostics, Therapy, Test.

Many thanks to Caroline and Nathan who in last week’s briefing delivered an excellent explanation regarding the use of diagnostic and pre-testing exercises in...

Key Knowledge Placemats

Most, if not all of us have been affected by quite significant changes to our subjects’ content as a result of the recent introduction...
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Using Google Drive

Using Google Docs/SMHW to easily share exam/revision resources with students   If you have useful exam resources for students on the school network and are looking for an easy way to...

Revision Clocks

One of the most useful tips to come out of the recent TeachMeet event at Vyners School was a really simple resource to help...

A New Use for Desks!

By S Dyer I tried this out with my year 12 sociology class today after seeing it online. They had a question where they had to...

Where have all the students’ questions gone?

In my quest to better understand the nature of effective questioning I’ve become more acutely aware of the scarcity of times when insightful questions...

Question Frames

One recurrent theme throughout a lot of my recent posts has been the use of questioning. In no small part is this a result...

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2 Part Venn Diagram 3 Part Venn Diagram Question Frames Blank 1 Page Question Frames Blank 2 per page Question Frames Colour 1...

‘Pre-Assessment’ or ‘What do you already know?’

I think most teachers will agree that some of the most satisfying moments in the classroom happen when students bring something personal or original...

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