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...

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...

Growth Mindset: What to say, what not to say…

Growth Mindset is a cultural shift - Here's how to shift students from a fixed mindset to a growth mindset, by subtle changes 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...

Boys’ underachievement: Closing the gap at Haydon

When I started researching the gap between boys’ and girls’ achievement at Haydon, and by talking to colleagues, it became apparent that this is...

Advanced Growth Mindset

Advanced Growth Mindset Mark Fisher recently attended a conference on Advanced Growth Mindset at Vyners School and we got talking about how this approach to...

Virtuous Errors: Reworking the language of ‘mistakes.’

Teachers have long since accepted that mistakes are critical to the learning experience, and that those learners who embrace the mistakes and see them...

‘Spatial’ vs. ‘temporal’ exam technique

Whilst studying for my own A-Levels I was given some advice that, without overstating the issue, completely repositioned my thought process of how to...
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In Praise of Screencasting

I would hazard a guess that any conversation with a Haydon media teacher in recent years about teaching pedagogy would have soon led to...

Tip: Memorable Mark Scheme

In 1995 I was sitting my own GCSEs and two years later in 1997, my A-levels. At 6th form college I distinctly remember being...

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