Monthly Archives: May 2020

Passive and Active Revision

Many, including me, have found a Thursday Night Virtual Quiz to be a regular way of spending an evening (and as a marker of...

Disciplinary Literacy

I’d recently put up a post about how the EEF stressed the importance of disciplinary literacy and its role in improving whole school literacy...

Headline: “Weak readers struggle more in maths than in English lit”

Further evidence of the importance of literacy on GCSE outcomes was published earlier this year with the conclusion that "Children who are weak readers...

Reflective Questioning

When getting students to REACT to a task, it is also worth considering getting them to REACT to their own thought process and what...

Teaching and Learning Resources

If you’re searching around to find teaching resources, a great place to investigate would be Mike Gershon’s extensive collection of free teaching ideas to...

Quick Marking Grid

An always useful resource for marking a class set of books is probably all the more useful at present when working through a set...

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