‘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...

Mind Maps – a great revision tool

By S Baker-Perkins If I asked you to think of a horse, what would you imagine? A brown horse? Black? Anyone have a 'My Little...

Snakes, Ladders and Mark Schemes

I had recently written a post about the importance of understanding mark schemes and shared a tip about how to help students realise the...

What Scrabble can teach us about Questioning

Let’s work on the premise that one way of offering differentiated learning tasks is to offer a choice of questions to learners, who can...

Differentiation through ‘Tic-Tac-Toe.’

If you are keen to explore ways in which you can offer choice to students in an engaging way that doesn’t end up in...

Independent Learning in Science

By C Brooks This term I've tried giving roles to my year 7 class because of the practical element to aid in organisation. They really enjoyed having...

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